Traktor and Severstal have almost identical records and are each coming into today’s game fresh off a victory. The teams are so evenly matched that Salavat’s victory over Traktor earlier this season was by a score of 1-0.
19:00: Kunlun (1-12-1) vs Salavat (10-6-1)
About the game
Kunlun is entering this contest on a 6-game losing streak.
Salavat is entering this contest on a 2-game losing streak.
Kunlun is playing the 1st of four straight home games.
Salavat is playing the 1st of four straight road games.
Salavat defeated Kunlun earlier this season by an overtime score of 3-2.
Kugryshev has points in three straight games, going 0-4-4 over that span.
Vorobiev has points in three straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.
Kunlun: David Bondra
Forward Teemu Hartikainen is hoping to score his 150th career KHL goal (currently at 148).
19:00: Severstal (7-5-1) vs Traktor (8-5-2)
About the game
Severstal is entering this contest having won its last game.
Traktor is also entering this contest having won its last game.
Severstal is playing the 1st of four straight home games.
Traktor is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.
Severstal barely defeated Traktor earlier this season by a score of 1-0.
Severstal: Jindrich Abdul, Artyom Gareyev, Shawn Lalonde
Forward Kirill Kapustin is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).
Forward Anton Lazarev is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).