Will the regular season’s eastern king be able to buck the trend that has dogged both teams in this series and finally give the home team crowd the victory it’s been starving to see?
Make sure you find out live tonight!
The series is tied 3-3.
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.
Game 6: A 2-0 victory for Ak Bars.
About the game
Every game in the series has been decided by the road team. This is a trend that Avangard is surely hoping to continue with this evening.
Bilyalov pitched a shutout in Game 6.
Petrov scored both goals for Ak Bars. They were his 5th and 6th of the playoffs.
Avangard: Nail Yakupov, Maxim Chudinov, Alexei Emelin
Forward Ilya Kovalchuk is hoping to collect his 400th career KHL point (currently at 396).
Forward Ilya Kablukov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist (currently at 99).
Defenseman Nikita Lyamkin is hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game (currently at 299).