Other than Brendan Leipsic, also captain Yegor Yakovlev and forward Arkhip Nekolenko had a multipoint performance for Magnitka.
Metallurg is leading the series 2-1.
About the game
CSKA is 1-3 in Gagarin Cup finals’ fourth matches, while Metallurg has accumulated a 2-1 record. However, the Muscovites will want to revenge for game three’s loss and push the gas to tie the series up.
Metallurg’s forward Brendan Leipsic is on a three-game scoring streak, with 6 (3+3) points over that span.
His teammate, goalie Vasily Koshechkin, is on a 60:45 shutout streak.
CSKA: Nikita Rtishchev.
Metallurg: Alexei Maklyukov.
CSKA’s forward Sergei Andronov lines up for his 650th KHL game.
His teammate, forward Anton Slepyshev, plays his 100th KHL playoffs game tonight.