For Ak Bars, this game could be the next step in getting closer to being the KHL’s best overall team this season. There shouldn’t be any passengers in this one.
20:30: Dinamo Riga (8-37-9) vs Ak Bars (39-9-6)
About the game
Dinamo Riga is entering today’s contest on an 8-game losing streak.
Ak Bars is entering today’s contest having lost its last game.
Dinamo Riga is playing the 2nd of four straight home games.
Ak Bars is playing the 3rd of five straight road games.
Dinamo defeated Ak Bars earlier this season by an overtime score of 5-4.
Stephan Da Costa leads the team in scoring with 51 points in 46 games. This is good for 6th overall in the KHL.
Dinamo Riga: Danila Larionovs, Stanislav Galimov
Ak Bars: Stanislav Galiyev, Artyom Galimov
Forward Roman Lyubimov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point (currently at 99).