SKA is leading the series 3-2.
About the game
CSKA’s Alexander Popov was crucial for his team again, setting up Svetlakov’s first strike after eleven minutes. Goalie Ivan Fedotov allowed three goals for the second straight game. Tonight, CSKA will battle hard to force a seventh game, which will be however scheduled in St. Petersburg.
CSKA’s forward Maxim Sorkin is on a three-game scoring streak, with 4 (3+1) points over that span.
SKA’s Nikita Gusev is on a four-game scoring streak, with 5 (2+3) points.
CSKA: Nikita Rtishchev.
SKA: Joonas Kemppainen.
CSKA’s forward Konstantin Okulov may reach 50 points in the KHL playoffs (currently at 49).
SKA’s forward Nikita Gusev may reach 50 assists in the KHL playoffs (currently at 49).
SKA’s defenseman Mat Robinson lines up for his 550th KHL game.