Nizhny Novgorod (18:00)
Traktor is playing the 3rd of four straight home games.
Barys is playing the 2nd of two straight road games.
Traktor is coming into this contest on a 3-game losing streak.
Barys is coming into this contest on a 3-game winning streak.
With Sedlak out of the line-up, Traktor’s current top scorer is defenseman Karpukhin with 1-5-6 in 12 contests.
Barys defeated Traktor 2-0 earlier this season.
Karlsson has played 80:40 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.
Starchenko has points in 3 straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.
Blacker has points in 3 straight games, going 1-2-3 over that span.
Traktor: Nick Bailen, Igor Isayev, Lukas Sedlak
Barys: Viktor Svedberg, Dustin Boyd, Valeri Orekhov
Torpedo is playing the 1st of three straight home games.
CSKA is playing the 1st of three straight road games.
Torpedo is entering the contest fresh off a victory.
CSKA is entering the contest on a 3-game winning streak.
CSKA’s one of the losses this season came at the hands of Torpedo and ended with a 2-1 score.
Zhafyarov has points in 7 straight games, going 4-4-8 over that span.
Schroeder has points in 6 straight games, going 3-5-8 over that span.
Genoway has points in 6 straight games, going 1-7-8 over that span.
Okulov has points in 3 straight games, going 1-5-6 over that span.
Torpedo: Mikhail Smolin
Forward Mikhail Varnakov is hoping to score his 200th career KHL goal (currently at 199).
Forward Paul Szczechura is hoping to pot his 100th career KHL goal (currently at 99).