Avtomobilist and Barys look to continue their dominance of Eastern Conference foes as they each kick of the 2018-19 KHL playoffs with home-ice advantage. Vityaz and Spartak head in as heavy underdogs!

16:30 Barys (2nd in the East) vs. Torpedo (7th in the East)
Series stand

0 - 0

KHL Playoff history

This is the first time these two teams will ever have faced each other in the KHL playoffs.

Injury list

Torpedo: Mathew Bodie, Stanislav Galimov

About the game

- The teams have played twice this season, ultimately splitting the season series. Barys won 4-1 while Torpedo won 6-5 in an OT thriller.

- Parshin is hoping to suit up for his 600th career KHL game.

- Shenfeld has points in 3 straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.

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

17:00 Avtomobilist (1st in the East) vs. Traktor (8th in the East)
Series stand

0 - 0

KHL Playoff history

This is the first time these two teams will ever have faced each other in the KHL playoffs.

Injury list

Avtomobilist: Andrei Makarov, Vitaly Popov, Denis Bodrov, Francis Pare

Traktor: Alexander Shinin, Paul Szczechura, Ryan Stoa (expected to be out until April 30th)

About the game

- The teams have played four games this season, with Avtomobilist having won each in regulation time, 4-1, 3-2, 2-0, and 3-0.

19:30 CSKA (1st in the West) vs. Vityaz (8th in the West)
Series stand

0 - 0

KHL Playoff history

This is the first time these two teams will ever have faced each other in the KHL playoffs.

About the game

- CSKA has defeated Vityaz three times this season, 3-1, 2-1 in ОТ, and 6-1 while also having lost once against Vityaz 2-0.

- Slepyshev has points in 3 straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.

- Sorokin has played 123:19 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.Makeyev has points in 4 straight games, going 3-1-4 over that span.

19:30 SKA (2nd in the West) vs. Spartak Moscow (7th in the East)
Series stand

0 - 0

KHL Playoff history

2009 – Round 1 – Spartak Moscow defeats SKA 3-0

2011 – Round 1 – SKA defeats Spartak Moscow 4-0

Injury list

SKA: Yevgeny Ketov, Artyom Zemchyonok

Spartak: Kaspars Daugavins, Andrei Kuteikin, Alexei Grishin

About the game

- The teams have met four times this season and it hasn’t gone well for Spartak. SKA has defeated Spartak all four times, 2-1, 6-0, 3-2 in ОТ, and 2-0.

- Shestyorkin has played 177:46 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

- Hersley has points in 4 straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.

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

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

- Plotnikov has points in 3 straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.

- Vishnevsky is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point.

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Avtomobilist (Ekaterinburg) Avtomobilist (Ekaterinburg)
Barys (Astana) Barys (Astana)
Vityaz (Moscow Region) Vityaz (Moscow Region)
SKA (Saint Petersburg) SKA (Saint Petersburg)
Spartak (Moscow) Spartak (Moscow)
Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod) Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod)
Traktor (Chelyabinsk) Traktor (Chelyabinsk)
CSKA (Moscow) CSKA (Moscow)

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