Traktor is playing the 4th of four straight home games.
Lokomotiv is playing the 1st of three straight road games.
Traktor is coming into this contest on a 4-game losing streak.
Lokomotiv is coming into this contest fresh off a victory.
Konovalov has played 100:44 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.
Traktor: Nick Bailen, Igor Isayev, Lukas Sedlak
Lokomotiv: Nikita Cherepanov
Defenseman Roman Savchenko is hoping to suit up for his 500th career regular season KHL game (currently at 499).
Torpedo is playing the 3rd of three straight home games.
Sochi is playing the 1st of two straight road games.
Torpedo is entering the contest fresh off a loss.
Sochi is entering the contest on a 2-game losing streak.
Sochi has won the last 7 contests between these two teams.
Torpedo: Mikhail Smolin
Sochi: Vladislav Kaletnik, Vadim Khlopotov, Nikita Shchitov
Forward Ilya Krikunov is hoping to pot his 100th career KHL goal (currently at 99).
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).
Forwards Stanislav Bocharov and Paul Szczechura are each hoping to suit up for their 400th career KHL games (currently at 399 apiece).