Hard to bet against the favorites tonight, but who would have thunk Amur could wipe the floor with Ak Bars to the tune of a 7-1 shellacking?
19:00: Neftekhimik (6-9-0) vs Avtomobilist (12-3-3)
About the game
Neftekhimik is entering today’s game having lost its last game.
Avtomobilist is also entering today’s game having lost its last game.
Neftekhimik is playing the 1st of two straight home games.
Avtomobilist is playing the 4th of six straight road games.
Avtomobilist defeated Neftekhimik earlier this season by a score of 6-3.
Neftekhimik has lost eight straight KHL games against Avtomobilist.
Hudacek has points in three straight games, going 1-2-3 over that span.
Neftekhimik: Pavel Poryadin, Alexander Kucheryavenko
Avtomobilist: Zakhar Arzamastsev, Pavel Datsyuk
Defenseman Denis Bodrov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).
19:30: SKA (11-5-3) vs Spartak Moscow (6-7-4)
About the game
SKA is entering today’s game having won its last game.
Spartak Moscow is heading into today’s game having lost its last contest.
SKA is playing the 2nd of four straight home games.
Spartak Moscow is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.
SKA defeated Spartak Moscow earlier this season by a score of 2-0.
Bengtsson has points in three straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.
Marchenko has points in five straight games, going 4-2-6 over that span.
Hudacek has played 124:55 straight minutes of hockey without allowing a goal against.
SKA: Alexander Samonov, Bogdan Yakimov
Spartak Moscow: Anatoli Nikontsev
Forward Ilya Zubov is hoping to collect his 300th career KHL point (currently at 298).