Meanwhile, Dinamo Riga will be finishing a personal back-to-back with a game today against Severstal. As of yesterday, both were on 3-game losing streaks, so something is going to have to give.
16:30: Barys (12-11-5) vs Lokomotiv (20-7-4)
About the game
Barys is entering this contest on a 2-game winning streak.
Lokomotiv is also coming into this contest on a 2-game winning streak.
Barys is playing the 3rd of five straight home games.
Lokomotiv is playing the 1st of four straight road games.
Lokomotiv defeated Barys earlier this season by a score of 7-2.
Karlsson has played 65:47 straight minutes of shutout hockey.
Lilja has points in three straight games, going 3-0-3 over that span.
Marchenko has points in four straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.
Alekseyev has points in three straight games, going 0-4-4 over that span.
Averin has points in three straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.
Barys: Jesse Blacker, Darren Dietz, Dmitri Shevchenko
Lokomotiv: Andre Petersson, Atte Okhtamaa, Vladimir Tkachev
Forward Pavel Kraskovsky is hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game (currently at 299).
20:30: Dinamo Riga (4-22-4) vs Severstal (15-14-2)
About the game
Dinamo Riga is entering this contest on a 4-game losing streak.
Severstal is coming into this contest on a 3-game losing streak.
Dinamo Riga is playing the 2nd of two straight home games.
Severstal is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.
Marchenko has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.
Petunin has points in seven straight games, going 6-2-8 over that span. No Severstal player has ever had points in eight straight games.
Kodola has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3.
Severstal: Yegor Chizhikov, Denis Vikharev, Makar Khabarov
Forward Yegor Yakovlev is hoping to suit up for his 200th career KHL game (currently at 199).