It’s been a bit of an up and down road for Jokerit the past few games, but now they’ll face an always tough Vityaz club in the suburbs of Moscow, where they haven’t yet lost a KHL game.

Avtomobilist continues to be in a funk as it welcomes league leader CSKA while Dynamo Moscow hopes to keep things rolling positively against an Amur squad it already defeated once earlier this season.

Sochi doesn’t quite have as poor a record as the visiting Dinamo Riga, but the team is on a 5-game losing streak with no end in sight. Which of these clubs will get off the schneid tonight?

Salavat – winners of three in a row – will kick off the gameday against SKA – also winners of three in a row – in a match-up of two very evenly matched teams.

14:30: Salavat (19-10-2) vs SKA (19-8-3)

About the game

Salavat is entering today’s game on a 3-game winning streak.

SKA is also entering today’s game on a 3-game winning streak.

Salavat is playing the 4th of four straight home games.

SKA is playing the 2nd of two straight road games.

SKA defeated Salavat earlier this season by an overtime score of 3-2.

Manninen has points in six straight games, going 5-2-7 over that span.

Hartikainen has points in three straight games, going 2-3-5 over that span.

Marchenko has points in three straight games, going 2-3-5 over that span.

Kemppainen has points in three straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.

Milestone alert

Goaltender Juha Metsola is hoping to stand in goal for his 300th career KHL point (currently at 299).

Defenseman Grigori Panin is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).

Forward Teemu Hartikainen is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL assist (currently at 199).

15:00: Avtomobilist (17-6-5) vs CSKA (23-5-3)

About the game

Avtomobilist is entering today’s contest on a 4-game losing streak.

CSKA is coming into today’s having won its last contest.

Avtomobilist is playing the 1st of three straight home games.

CSKA is playing the 2nd of two straight road games.

Makeyev has points in three straight games, going 1-2-3 over that span.

Golyshev has points in three straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.

Injury list

CSKA: Artyom Sergeyev, Nikolai Goldobin

Milestone alert

Forward Maxim Shalunov is hoping to suit up for his 400th career KHL game (currently at 399).

Forward Andrei Loktionov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).

17:00: Dynamo Moscow (16-9-4) vs Amur (12-18-2)

About the game

Dynamo Moscow is entering today’s contest fresh off a victory.

Amur is also entering today’s contest having lost its last game.

Dynamo Moscow is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.

Amur is playing the 4th of four straight road games.

Dynamo Moscow defeated Amur earlier this season by a score of 4-2.

Injury list

Dynamo Moscow: Teemu Pulkkinen, Mikhail Grigoriev, Ivan Igumnov

Amur: Artyom Zhelzkov, Michal Jordan, Alexander Kuznetzov

Milestone alert

Defenseman Yegor Zaitsev is hoping to suit up for his 200th career KHL game (currently at 199).

Forward Valentin Pyanov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).

17:00: Sochi (7-17-5) vs Dinamo Riga (4-19-4)

About the game

Sochi is entering today’s contest on a 5-game losing streak.

Dinamo Riga is coming into today’s having dropped its last decision.

Sochi is playing the 3rd of three straight home games.

Dinamo Riga is playing the1st of two straight road games.

Sochi has defeated Dinamo Riga already twice this season by scores of 3-1 and 4-2.

Injury list

Sochi: Alexei Krasikov

Dinamo Riga: Ilya Proskuryakov

Milestone alert

Forward Lauris Darzins is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL assist (currently at 199).

17:30: Vityaz (13-14-2) vs Jokerit (14-8-1)

About the game

Vityaz is entering today’s contest on a 2-game losing streak.

Jokerit is entering today’s contest fresh off a loss.

Vityaz is playing the 1st of three straight home games.

Jokerit is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.

Vityaz has never defeated Jokerit on home ice.

Daugavins has points in three straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.

Kalnins has played 60:22 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.

Grant has points in three straight games, going 1-2-3 over that span.

Related clubs

Avtomobilist (Ekaterinburg) Avtomobilist (Ekaterinburg)
Amur (Khabarovsk) Amur (Khabarovsk)
Vityaz (Moscow Region) Vityaz (Moscow Region)
Dynamo (Moscow) Dynamo (Moscow)
Dinamo (Riga) Dinamo (Riga)
Jokerit (Helsinki) Jokerit (Helsinki)
Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) Salavat Yulaev (Ufa)
SKA (Saint Petersburg) SKA (Saint Petersburg)
HC Sochi (Sochi) HC Sochi (Sochi)
CSKA (Moscow) CSKA (Moscow)
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