Will this series see its end tonight or can the men from Kazan push this thing to seven?
Avangard leads the series 3-2.
Game 1: A 3-1 victory for Avangard.
Game 2: A 2-0 victory for Avangard.
Game 3: A 2-1 victory for Ak Bars.
Game 4: A 2-1 victory for Ak Bars.
Game 5: A 3-2 overtime victory for Avangard.
About the game
Boucher was the hero, scoring his 5th goal of the playoffs in the 62nd minute of play for Kazan. In total, he has 12-11-23 over the past 20 games, having only failed to register at least one point just once.
Knight has points in four straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.
Voronkov scored both goals in Ak Bars' losing effort. They were his 4th and 5th of the playoffs.
Avangard: Nail Yakupov, Maxim Chudinov, Alexei Emelin
Forward Ilya Kovalchuk is hoping to suit up for his 400th career KHL game (currently at 399) and collect his 400th career KHL point (currently at 396).
Forward Ilya Kablukov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).
Forward Danis Zaripov is hoping to suit up for his 150th career KHL playoff game (currently at 149).