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The Jokers are back in Helsinki and will try to get out of the hole after losing htree straight games following a fantastic winning series between September and October. Dinamo Riga welcomes Sibir, Ufa hosts the season's second Green Derby and other two games complete the KHL matchday.

Despite an unfavorable losing streak, Jokerit is still one of the top teams in the Western Conference's standings. The Finnish side lost some points down the road, but it's reasonable to think that they will return to be one of the teams to beat in the West once the storm has passed.

In the meantime, Dinamo Riga hosts Sibir as the Latvian franchise tries to get back to playoff places. The Riga side is just one point off the eighth seed in the West as the competition for a postseason spot is very tight since the start of the regular season.

Another team on a bit of slump is Ak Bars. However, the Tatarstan franchise won the season's first Green Derby, and they will undoubtedly want to make it two as Dmitry Kvartalnov's men travel to Ufa. The exciting KHL Tuesday is completed by the second consecutive clash between Admiral and Traktor and a showdown between Dinamo Minsk and Kunlun Red Star in Belarus.

12:30: Admiral (3-7-5) vs Traktor (13-2-2)

About the game
Admiral ends a five-match home series, and yesterday the Vladivostok side lost to Traktor 3:4 SO.

Traktor ends a four-game road trip.

Admiral's forward Vladislav Ushenin is on a four-game scoring streak, with 5 (1+4) points over that span.

Injury list

Admiral: Evgeny Grachyov, Vladislav Kaletnik, Ivan Nalimov

Traktor: Alexei Potapov, Andrei Stas

Milestone alert

Traktor's forward Tomas Hyka may score his 100th KHL point tonight (currently at 99).

17:00: Salavat Yulaev (12-4-0) vs Ak Bars (10-4-3)

About the game
Salavat Yulaev ends today a three-game home series and lost its previous game to SKA (0:5).

Ak Bars is in the middle of a three-game road trip and is fresh off a win over Barys on Sunday.

Ak Bars defeated Salavat Yulaev in this season's first Green Derby (2:0).

Ak Bars' forward Nikolai Kovalenko is on a three-game scoring streak, with 4 (2+2) points over that span.

Ak Bars' forward Artyom Galimov is on a four-game scoring streak, with 6 (1+5) points.

Injury list

Salavat Yulaev: Dinar Khafizullin

Ak Bars: Par Lindholm

Milestone alert

Ak Bars goalie Igor Bobkov may record his 30th career shutout, while his teammate Timur Bilyalov may reach 20.

Ak Bars forward Dmitry Kagarlitsky may break the 150-goal mark, being currently at 149.

18:30: Jokerit (11-3-2) vs Neftekhimik (5-8-2)

About the game

Jokerit enters a three-game home series with three losses in a row.

Neftekhimik starts a three-match road trip and lost its previous five games.

Earlier this season, Neftekhimik defeated Jokerit (4:2)

Injury list

Jokerit: Henrik Haapala

Neftekhimik: Timur Sharifyanov

Milestone alert

Jokerit's forward Marko Anttila may break the 100-point mark in the KHL (currently 98).

19:30: Dinamo Minsk (10-4-1) vs Kunlun Red Star (5-10-0)

About the game

Dinamo Minsk starts a four-game home series and won its previous six games.

Kunlun Red Star plays his lone road game of the series and is fresh off a win over CSKA on Saturday.

Dinamo Minsk's forward Ilya Usov is on a five-game scoring streak, with 6 (3+3) points over that span.

Dinamo Minsk's forward Roman Gorbunov is on a four-game scoring streak, with 4 (1+3) points.

Injury list
Dinamo Minsk: Artyom Demkov, Lukas Krejcik, Malte Stromwall

Kunlun Red Star: Colin Joe

Milestone alert
Dinamo Minsk's defenseman Ilya Shinkevich plays his 400th KHL game tonight.

Kunlun's goalie Alexander Lazushin may play his 300 career game.

19:30: Dinamo Riga (5-8-3) vs Sibir (5-7-3)

About the game

Dinamo Riga lost two games in a row and starts a two-match home series.

Sibir is on a two-game winning streak and starts a four-match road trip.

Dinamo Riga's forward Lauris Darzins is on a four-game scoring streak, with 4 (0+4) points over that span.

Sibir already defeated Dinamo Riga this season (3:1).

Injury list

Dinamo Riga: Rudolf Cerveny, Frank Corrado

Sibir: Evgeny Chesalin, Jyrki Jokipakka, Nikita Komarov

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