Minsk plays its last home game of the season, hosting a Sochi team that can ill afford to lose any points at this juncture, barley clinging on to the 8th and final playoff seed in the West!

17:00 Dinamo Minsk (16-35-8) vs. Sochi (25-24-10)

About the game

- Dinamo Minsk is coming into this contest on a 4-game losing streak.

- Sochi is coming into this contest having won its last 2 games.

- Minsk is on a 1-game homestand.

- Sochi is playing the 2nd of two straight road games.

- Dinamo did indeed defeat Sochi once this season by a close score of 2-1, but Sochi has defeated Dinamo twice, 3-1 and 4-3 in OT.

- This is Dinamo’s last home game of the season.

- This is the last road game of the season for Sochi. They’ll control their playoff destiny at home to conclude the season.

- Bakos has points in 5 straight games, going 3-4-7 over that span.

- Collins has points in 3 straight games, going 0-4-4 over that span.

Injury list

- Minsk: Dmitry Buinitsky, Alexander Pavlovich, Denis Osipov, Kirill Gotovets, Andrei Stepanov, Andrei Kostitsyn

- Sochi: Nikita Shchitov, Oleg Pogorishny, Denis Mosalyov, Artyom Tomilin

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Yuri Alexandrov is hoping to collect his 100th career regular season KHL point.

- Goaltender Dmitri Shikin is hoping to stand in goal for his 100th career regular season KHL game.

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