2012: First round. Metallurg defeated Barys 4-3
2017: Second round. Metallurg defeated Barys 4-0
Barys defeated Metallurg three times this season by scores of 4-3, 2-1 in OT, and 3-1, but also lost to them once 2-1.
Mozyakin has points in 4 straight games, going 2-5-7 over that span.
Barys: Viktor Svedberg
Forward Dustin Boyd is hoping to suit up for his 500th career KHL game (currently at 499).
Defenseman Yevgeni Biryukov is hoping to be the first ever KHL player to suit up for 150 KHL playoff games (currently at 149).
2009: First round. Avangard defeated Salavat 3-1
2016: Second round. Salavat defeated Avangard 4-3
2018: First round. Salavat defeated Avangard 4-3
2019: Eastern Conference Final. Avangard defeated Salavat 4-2
Avangard defeated Salavat three times this season by scores of 5-2, 2-1 in OT, 4-1, and 2-1.
Avangard: Artyom Manukyan, Alexei Potapov, Alexander Sudnitsin, Maxim Chudinov
Salavat: Pyotr Khokhryakov, Alexei Kruchinin
Defenseman and Salavat Captain Grigori Panin is hoping to suit up for his 600th career KHL game (currently at 599).
2017: First round. SKA defeated Vityaz 4-0
These teams exchanged victories in two meetings this season, namely 3-2 in OT for SKA and 4-2 for Vityaz.
Koskiranta has points in 4 straight games, going 3-3-6 over that span.
Yakupov has points in 3 straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.
Lehteria has points in 3 straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.
Kuzmenko has points in 6 straight games, going 3-4-7 over that span.
Vityaz: Pavel Varfolomeyev, Alexander Semin, Pavel Vorobey
Goaltender Igor Saprykin is hoping to suit up for his 100th career KHL game (currently at 149).
These two teams have never met in the KHL playoffs.
Jokerit defeated Lokomotiv twice this season by scores of 4-1 and 4-3 in OT, but lost to them 4 times (!) by scores of 4-1, 3-2 in OT, 5-4 in OT, and 5-0.
Tkachev has points in 3 straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.
Lokomotiv: Daniil Misyul
Forward Mika Niemi is hoping to suit up for his 200th career KHL game (currently at 199).