Neftekhimik is at home against Jokerit und both teams have been struggling for consistency recently. Concluding the day’s action is a match-up between Spartak Moscow and Avtomobilist. They’ve each done more winning than losing lately and Spartak is hoping to take its 4th straight victory.
17:00: Avangard (26-8-10) vs Torpedo (23-16-6)
About the game
Avangard is entering today’s contest on a 3-game winning streak.
Torpedo is also entering today’s contest having won its last game.
Avangard is playing the 3rd of three straight home games.
Torpedo is playing the 1st of three straight road games.
Boucher has points in four straight games, going 4-2-6 over that span.
Kochetkov has played 70:52 straight minutes of shutout hockey.
With three more points, Zhafyarov can set the Torpedo all-time points record in the KHL.
Avangard: Artyom Manukyan, Andrei Stas, Damir Sharipzyanov, Ville Pokka, Nail Yakupov, Arseni Gritsyuk, Yegor Chinakhov
Torpedo: Semyon Der-Arguchintsev
Forward Jiri Sekac is hoping to score his 100th career goal (currently at 99).
Forward Ilya Kablukov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).
Forward Damir Zhafyarov is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point (currently at 199).
19:00: Neftekhimik (13-31-0) vs Jokerit (23-14-4)
About the game
Neftekhimik is entering today’s contest on a 2-game losing streak.
Jokerit is entering today’s game fresh off a defeat.
Neftekhimik is playing 1st of two straight home games.
Jokerit is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.
Jokerit defeated Neftekhimik earlier this season by a convincing score of 6-0.
Schroeder has points in six straight games, going 5-3-8 over that span.
Neftekhimik: Linus Johansson
Jokerit: Iiro Pakarinen, Anders Lindback
Forward Brandon McMillan is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).
19:30: Spartak Moscow (22-17-6) vs Avtomobilist (23-14-7)
About the game
Spartak Moscow is entering this contest on a 3-game winning streak.
Avtomobilist is coming into this contest fresh off a victory.
Spartak Moscow is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.
Avtomobilist is playing the 1st of two straight road games.
Avtomobilist defeated Spartak earlier this season by a score of 1-0.
Gross has played 74:21 straight minutes of hockey without allowing a goal against.
Shirokov has points in four straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.
Tsyplakov has points in three straight games, going 1-2-3 over that span.
Fedorov has points in three straight games, going 1-4-5 over that span.
Spartak Moscow: Dmitri Vishnevsky, Andrei Kuteikin, Jori Lehtera, Nikita Nikishin
Avtomobilist: Pavel Kulikov, Sergei Shumakov
Forward Sergei Shirokov is hoping to collect his 400th career KHL point (currently at 398).
Defenseman Damir Musin is hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game (currently at 299).
Forward Pavel Chernov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).