Things aren’t that much better Salavat, which has reported 14 players as being unfit for play today, but that won’t stop them from trying to take advantage of Avtomobilist and its 3-game losing streak. What’s in store for fans and viewers today is anyone’s guess!
15:00: Sibir (4-6-1) vs SKA (6-2-2)
About the game
Sibir is entering this contest having won its last game.
SKA is entering this contest on an uncharacteristic 2-game losing streak.
Sibir is playing the 2nd of four straight home games.
SKA is playing the 1st of three straight road games.
Sibir defeated SKA earlier this season by a score of 4-1.
Ruohomaa has points in four straight games, going 2-3-5 over that span.
Alexeyev has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.
Morozov has points in three straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.
SKA: Viktor Antipin, Yaraslov Askarov, Anton Belov, Lukas Bengtsson, Burdasov, Galimov, Yaroslav Dyblenko, Joonas Kemppainen, Yevgeni Ketov, Pavel Koltygin, Kirill Marchenko, Igor Ozhiganov, Alexander Samonov, Vasili Tokranov, Dinar Khafizullin, Magnus Hellberg, Vladislav Tsitsyura, Artyom Shvets-Rogovoy, Bogdan Yakimov, Linden Vey
17:30: Salavat (8-3-0) vs Avtomobilist (6-2-2)
About the game
Salavat is entering this contest on a 2-game winning streak.
Avtomobilist is entering this contest on a 3-game losing streak.
Salavat is playing the 4th of four straight home games.
Avtomobilist is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.
Kugryshev has points in three straight games, going 3-1-4 over that span.
Datsyuk has points in eight straight games, going 3-7-10 over that span.
Makeyev has points in five straight games, going 4-4-8 over that span.
Genoway has points in five straight games, going 2-5-7 over that span.
Salavat: Eduard Gimatov, Markus Granlund, Vladimir Zharkov, Alexander Kadeykin, Vladislav Kartayev, Pavel Koledov, Juha Metsola, Grigori Panin, Vyacheslav Solodukhin, Nikita Soshnikov, Vladislav Sukhachyov, Teemu Hartikainen, Pyotr Khokhryakov, Yaroslav Tsulygin
Avtomobilist: Zakhar Arzamastsev
Forward Anatoli Golyshev is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 199).
Forward Sakari Manninen is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).