Elsewhere, Avtomobilist is at home and facing a Traktor team that it’s had success against in recent years, but Traktor is coming in on the heels of three straight victories. Should be a real tough battle in Yekaterinburg.
15:00 Avtomobilist (9-2-3) – Traktor (7-4-2)
About the game
Traktor is starting road trip with a 3-game winning streak.
Avtomobilist is playing last game of home series having lost in last game.
Avtomobilist best Traktor in last six home games.
Sexton has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.
Hyka has points in four straight games, going 2-3-5 over that span.
Sedlak has points in three straight games, going 2-3-5 over that span.
Forward Georgi Belousov is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 198).
Forward Anatoli Golyshev is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently of 99).
Forward Anton Lazarev is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).
16:30 Dinamo Minsk (9-3-1) – Dinamo Riga (2-8-1)
About the game
Dinamo Minsk is entering the contest fresh off a win.
Dinamo Riga is entering the contest on a 3-game losing streak.
Dinamo Minsk goalie Danny Taylor has 88:46 of shutout hockey.
Dinamo Riga defeated Dinamo Minsk this season by 4-3 SO score.
Dinamo Minsk: Vladimir Alistrov, Adam Almqvist, Kirill Voronin, Roman Gorbunov, Artyom Demkov, Brandon Kozun, Brennan Menell, Shane Prince, Ryan Spooner, Maxim Sushko
Dinamo Riga: Kristaps Zile, JC Lipon, Andrew O’Brien, Denis Parshin, Mikelis Redlihs, Kristaps Sotnieks