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They’re heading to face Severstal, where a battle can always be expected, but men of Minsk have five wins in their sails. Can they make it six?

Jokerit saw its 3-game winning streak come to an end against CSKA and now it heads all the way out to Omsk to face Avangard, winner of 8 of its 11 games to date. Meanwhile, Kunlun is back home and is facing a Neftekhimik team it’s had plenty of good fortune against in recent years.

Lokomotiv and Metallurg face off, each trying to end a 2-game losing streak while Ak Bars takes its 8-1-1 record to Nizhny Novgorod to face Torpedo, a team they’ve had a good hand over in recent years.

Wrapping up the day’s action, Sochi and Traktor play in a game featuring two teams in dire need of a victory.

19:00: Kunlun (1-7-1) vs Neftekhimik (3-6-0)

About the game

Kunlun is entering today’s game having lost its last contest.

Neftekhimik is also heading into today’s game fresh off a loss.

Kunlun is on a 1-game homestand.

Neftekhimik is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.

Kunlun has won the last four contests between these teams.

19:00: Lokomotiv (4-3-0) vs Metallurg (6-3-0)

About the game

Lokomotiv is entering today’s contest on a 2-game losing streak.

Metallurg is also coming into today’s contest on a 2-game losing streak.

Lokomotiv is playing the 2nd of four straight home games.

Metallurg is playing the 2nd of two straight road games.

Lokomotiv has won its last three home games against Metallurg, all by a final score of 3-2.

Injury list

Lokomotiv: Eddie Pasquale, Denis Barantsev, Nikolai Kovalenko, André Petersson, Kirill Slepets, Vladimir Tkachev

Metallurg: Nikolai Kulemin, Arkhip Nekolenko

Milestone alert

Forward Pavel Kudryavtsev is hoping to suit up for his 100th career KHL game (currently at 99).

Forward Sergei Plotnikov is hoping to suit up for his 600th career KHL game (currently at 599).

19:00: Severstal (5-2-1) vs Dinamo Minsk (7-2-0)

About the game

Severstal is entering today’s game fresh off a victory.

Dinamo Minsk is heading into today’s game on a refreshing 5-game winning streak.

Severstal is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.

Dinamo Minsk is playing the 3rd of four straight road games.

Injury list

Severstal: Yegor Yakovlev

Dinamo Minsk: Vyacheslav Gretsky, Stepan Falkovsky, Ilya Solovyov

19:00: Torpedo (3-5-2) vs Ak Bars (8-1-1)

About the game

Torpedo is entering today’s game fresh off a victory.

Ak Bars is heading into today’s game having lost its last game.

Torpedo is playing the 3rd of three straight home games.

Ak Bars is playing the 3rd of four straight road games.

Torpedo has lost its last five home games played against Ak Bars.

Injury list

Ak Bars: Amir Miftakhov, Daniil Zhuravlyov, Dmitri Voronkov

Milestone alert

Coach Dmitri Kvartalnov is looking to become the first coach to have coached 600 career regular season KHL games (currently at 599).

Forward Alexander Burmistrov is hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game (currently at 299).

19:00: Avangard (8-1-2) vs Jokerit (3-2-0)

About the game

Avangard is entering today’s game on a 2-game winning streak.

Jokerit is heading into today’s game fresh off a defeat.

Avangard is playing the 3rd of four straight home games.

Jokerit is playing the 1st of three straight road games.

Garipov pitched a shutout in his last game.

Tolchinsky has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3- over that span.

Lehtonen has points in four straight games, going 3-3-6 over that span.

O’Neill has points in five straight games, going 1-4-5 over that span.

Joensuu has points in four straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.

Injury list

Avangard: Ville Pokka, Maxim Chudinov, Nikita Komarov

19:30: Sochi (2-5-1) vs Traktor (4-4-2)

About the game

Sochi is entering today’s contest having lost its last game.

Traktor is coming into today’s game on a 3-game losing streak.

Sochi is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.

Traktor is playing the 1st of two straight road games.

Sochi defeated Traktor earlier this season by an overtime score of 3-2.

The last eight games played between these two teams always saw the road team come out on top.

Injury list

Sochi: Igor Rudenkov

Milestone alert

Forward Daniil Apalkov is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 199).

Forward Anton Lazarev is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).

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Kunlun Red Star (Beijing) Kunlun Red Star (Beijing)
Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl)
Metallurg (Magnitogorsk) Metallurg (Magnitogorsk)
Neftekhimik (Nizhnekamsk) Neftekhimik (Nizhnekamsk)
Severstal (Cherepovets) Severstal (Cherepovets)
Sochi (Sochi) Sochi (Sochi)
Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod Region) Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod Region)
Traktor (Chelyabinsk) Traktor (Chelyabinsk)
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