Metallurg is playing the 1st of four straight home games.
Dinamo Minsk is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.
Metallurg is coming into this game fresh off a victory.
Dinamo Minsk is coming into this game on a horrendous 9-game losing streak.
Dinamo Minsk defeated Metallurg earlier this season 3-2.
Matushkin has points in 3 straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.
Metallurg: Vladimir Galuzin, Eric O’Dell
Dinamo Minsk: Sergei Kostitsyn, Teemu Pulkkinen, Stefan Elliot
Avangard is playing the 1st of two straight home games.
Amur is playing the 4th of four straight road games.
Avangard is coming into this game having lost 3 in a row.
Amur is coming into this contest having lost 2 in a row.
Avangard defeated Amur earlier this season by a soccer-style score of 1-0.
With a win today, Avangard would once again set a new club record for wins in a row.
Jordan has points in 3 straight games, going 3-0-3 over that span.
Avangard: Artyom Manukyan, Alexei Yemelin, Denis Zernov, Maxim Chudinov
Amur: Alexander Kuznetsov, Valeri Vasiliyev, Danil Faizullin, Artyom Zhelezkov
Defensemen Alexei Bondarev and Nikita Pivtsakin are each hoping to collect their 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).
Sochi is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.
Dinamo Riga is playing the 1st of two straight road games.
Sochi is coming into this contest on a 2-game winning streak.
Dinamo Riga is coming into this contest on – surprise, surprise – a 2-game losing streak.
Sochi: Nikita Shchitov, Damir Rakhimullin
Dinamo Riga: Kristaps Zile
Defenseman Kristaps Sotnieks is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).