Dinamo Riga is on a 1-game homestand.
Metallurg is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.
Dinamo Riga is coming into this game on a 7-game losing streak.
Metallurg is coming into this game on a 2-game losing streak.
Metallurg defeated Dinamo Riga earlier this season by a score of 5-1.
Nestrasil has points in 3 straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.
Koshechkin has played 93:36 straight minutes of shutout hockey.
Dinamo Riga: Kristaps Zile, Colton Gillies
Defenseman Nikita Pivtsakin is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).
Forward Andrei Loktionov 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).
Lokomotiv is playing the 2nd of two straight home games.
Jokerit is playing the 1st of two straight road games.
Lokomotiv is coming into this game on a 4-game winning streak.
Jokerit is coming into this game having won its last contest.
Lokomotiv has defeated Jokerit three times this season by scores of 5-1, 3-2 in OT, and 5-4 in OT. They also lost once to Jokerit by a score of 4-1.
Lehtonen has points in 3 straight games, going 2-5-7 over that span.
Lokomotiv: Alexander Svitov, Artyom Ilyenko, Jakub Nakladal
Jokerit: Oliver Lauridsen, Nicklas Jensen
Forward Stephane Da Costa is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 199).
Forward John Norman is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).
Defenseman Alex Grant is hoping to suit up for his 100th career KHL game (currently at 99).