17:00: Neftekhimik (6-10-0) vs Lokomotiv (12-4-1)
About the game
Neftekhimik is entering today’s game on a 2-game losing streak.
Lokomotiv is entering today’s game on a 7-game winning streak.
Neftekhimik is playing the 2nd of two straight home games.
Lokomotiv is playing the 1st of three straight road games.
Neftekhimik defeat Lokomotiv earlier this season by a score of 3-2.
Pasquale has played 136:01 straight minutes of shutout hockey.
Hudacek has points in four straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.
Neftekhimik: Pavel Poryadin, Alexander Kucheryavenko
Forward Artyom Ilyenko is hoping to suit up for his 200th career KHL assist (currently at 199).
Forward André Petersson is hoping to collect his 250th career KHL point (currently at 248).
Forward Vladimir Tkachyov is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 198).
17:00: Avangard (11-3-4) vs Avtomobilist (13-3-3)
About the game
Avangard is entering today’s game with a 2-game losing streak.
Avtomobilist is entering today’s game having won its last game.
Avangard is playing the 2nd of two straight home games.
Avtomobilist is playing the 5th of six straight road games.
Avtomobilist defeated Avangard earlier this season by an overtime score of 4-3.
Avangard: Maxim Chudinov, Nikita Komarov, Jiri Sekac, Sergei Shumakov
Avtomobilist: Zakhar Arzamastsev, Pavel Datsyuk
Defenseman Denis Bodrov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).