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CSKA, loser of two in a row, faces Jokerit in a Western Conference battle that promises to be a beaut as Jokerit shoots for its fourth straight win. Meanwhile, Salavat looks to lock up its 25th victory of the season against an Avtomobilist team that seems to have truly gotten its season back on track after a long losing streak.

Dinamo Minsk and Avangard both kick off the new year in Minsk looking to get closer to their 25th victories of the season while Lokomotiv, loser of two in a row, can actually achieve exactly that with a win over visiting Vityaz.

Neftekhimik is back in the win column, but now hosts a Sibir team that it has had its problems with over the years. ends a road trip in Minsk. Speaking of teams with problems, Sochi hosts a Torpedo club that is on a 3-game winning streak, something that hasn’t boded well for the southern coasters thus far this season.

Make sure you get your first hockey fix of 2021 with some of today’s action!

14:30: Salavat (24-15-3) vs Avtomobilist (21-12-6)

About the game

Salavat is entering today’s contest on a 2-game winning streak.

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

Salavat is playing the 2nd of four straight home games.

Avtomobilist is playing the 1st of two straight road games.

Salavat defeated Avtomobilist recently in a tight 1-0 OT game, but has lost to them twice by scores of 4-1 and 3-2.

Kovar has played a wonderful 140:29 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

Hartikainen has points in five straight games, going 0-8-8 over that span.

Granlund has points in five straight games, going 5-4-9 over that span.

Injury list

Salavat: Mikhail Vorobyov.

Avtomobilist: Pavel Kulikov, Stepan Khripunov.

Milestone alert

Defenseman Philip Larsen is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 199).

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

Forward Vyacheslav Solodukhin is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL game (currently at 99).

Forward Geoff Platt is hoping to collect his 350th career KHL point (currently at 349).

Defenseman Maxim Berezin is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL game (currently at 99).

17:00: Lokomotiv (24-10-5) vs Vityaz (19-18-3)

About the game

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

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

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

Vityaz is on a 1-game road trip.

Lokomotiv defeated Vityaz earlier this season by a score of 5-0.

Kayumov has points in three straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.

Petersson has points in four straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.

Danforth has points in three straight games, going 1-4-5 over that span.

Daugavins has points in three straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.

Injury list

Lokomotiv: Egor Averin.

Vityaz: Evgeny Katichev.

17:00: Neftekhimik (11-29-0) vs Sibir (18-19-4)

About the game

Neftekhimik is entering today’s contest having won its last game, finally ending its 9-game losing streak.

Sibir is entering today’s contest having won its last contest.

Neftekhimik is playing the 1st of two straight home games.

Sibir is playing the 2nd of four straight road games.

Sibir defeated Neftekhimik earlier this season by a score of 3-1.

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

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

Injury list

Neftekhimik: Vladimir Galuzin.

Sibir: Eric O’Dell.

Milestone alert

Forward Ildar Shiksatdarov is hoping to suit up for his 200th career KHL game (currently at 199).

Forward Alexander Sharov is looking to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).

17:00: Sochi (12-23-6) vs Torpedo (21-15-5)

About the game

Sochi is entering today’s contest having won its last game.

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

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

Torpedo is playing the 1st of two straight road games.

Sochi has won its last five home games against Torpedo.

Tochitsky has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.

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

Torpedo defeated Sochi earlier this season by a shutout score of 4-1.

Zhafyarov has points in five straight games, going 2-8-10 over that span.             

Miele has points in five straight games, going 2-5-7 over that span.

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

Injury list

Sochi: Konstantin Klimontov.

Torpedo: Semyon Der-Arguchintsev.

17:00: CSKA (28-7-4) vs Jokerit (21-12-3)

About the game

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

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

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

Jokerit is playing the 3rd of five straight road games.

The teams have exchanged victories this season, 4-2 for CSKA and 5-2 for Jokerit.

Mamin has points in four straight games, going 1-3-5 over that span.

Shalunov has points in four straight games, going 4-2-6 over that span.

Savinainen has points in three straight games, going 3-0-3 over that span.

Haapala has points in three straight games, going 4-2-6 over that span.

Norman has points in three straight games, going 0-4-4 over that span.

Injury list

CSKA: Andrei Loktionov, Anton Slepyshev.

Jokerit: Iiro Pakarinen.

17:10: Dinamo Minsk (21-15-3) vs Avangard (23-8-9)

About the game

Dinamo Minsk is entering today’s contest having lost its last game.

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

Dinamo Minsk is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.

Avangard is playing the 1st of two straight road games.

Injury list

Minsk: Adam Almqvist, Dmitry Buynitsky, Brandon Kozun, Ilya Shinkevich.

Avangard: Artyom Manukyan, Ville Pokka, Andrei Stas, Damir Sharipzyanov.

Milestone alert

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

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

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