Now the KHL world looks to see some kind of victorious sign of life from Ak Bars, a team that did what it wanted with the rest of the league during the regular season.
2-0 series lead for Avangard.
Game 1: A 3-1 victory for Avangard.
Game 2: A 2-0 victory for Avangard.
About the game
Hrubec has played 86:02 minutes of shutout hockey.
Boucher has points in 17 straight games, going 11-10-21 over that span. A point tonight and he’ll break Alexander Radulov’s KHL record of points in 17 straight games.
Kostin has points in three straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.
Avangard: Nail Yakupov, Maxim Chudinov
Forward Ilya Kablukov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).