CSKA is playing the 1st of four straight home games.
Metallurg is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.
CSKA is coming into this game on a 5-game winning streak.
Metallurg is coming into this game fresh off a loss.
CSKA beat Metallurg earlier this season by a score of 3-1.
Tolchinsky has points in 4 straight games, going 3-1-4 over that span.
Koshechkin has played 93:13 straight minutes of shutout hockey.
Rasmussen has points in 3 straight games, going 1-4-5 over that span.
CSKA: Sergei Andronov
Forward Anton Slepyshev is hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game (currently at 299) and collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).
Defenseman Mat Robinson is hoping to suit up for his 400th career KHL game (currently at 399).
Defenseman Bogdan Kiselevich is hoping to suit up for his 500th career KHL game (currently at 499).
Defenseman Ivan Vereshchagin is hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game (currently at 299).
Should he manage to pitch a shutout today, goaltender Vasili Koshechkin will have collected his 80th career shutout in the KHL (currently at 79).