Kazan (19:30 msk)
Saint Petersburg (19:30 msk)
Omsk (16:30 msk)
Tonight’s game will be a critical one for both teams, as they both will be looking to secure crucial points. Sibir will be looking to hold onto their spot at the top of the Eastern Conference, while Admiral will be fighting to break their current five-game losing streak and secure a place in the playoffs.
One player to watch for Sibir will be Taylor Beck, who recently set a new club record for the most single regular season points. With his impressive scoring abilities, he will be a key player for the team as they aim to secure another win.
The action then moves Westwards, with Kunlun Red Star hosting Spartak. Despite the difference in the standings, the Dragons have the upper hand in direct confrontations, and may be again a hard client to deal with for the Muscovites.
In Minsk, local heroes of Dinamo will try to secure other critical points hosting Torpedo. It will be no easy task for the Belarusians, who however managed to secure a win earlier in the season against Igor Larionov’s young guns.
10:00: Admiral (27-21-7, 7th E) vs Sibir (34-18-4, 1st E)
About the game
Admiral is right in the middle of a five-game home series and lost its previous five matches.
Sibir enters the second game of a four-match road trip after defeating Admiral on Thursday (3:2 SO).
The teams have equally traded wins this season so far (4:2, 2:3 SO).
Sibir’s defenseman Trevor Murphy had an assist in each of his previous three games.
Sibir’s forward Valentin Pyanov is on a three-game scoring streak, with 4 (2+2) points over that span.
Admiral: Michal Kristof, Evgeny Lisovets, Yegor Rykov.
Sibir: Vladislav Litovchenko, Andrei Nazarevich, Nikita Setdikov.
Admiral’s forward Nikita Chebykin lines up for his 100th KHL game.
Admiral’s forward Alexander Gorshkov may reach 200 KHL points (currently at 199).
17:00: Kunlun Red Star (19-32-5, 10th W) vs Spartak (25-24-7, 7th W)
About the game
Kunlun Red Star ends a five-game home series on a two-match losing streak.
Spartak plays the lone road game of the series and lost to Torpedo on Thursday (0:4).
Kunlun Red Star has defeated Spartak twice this season (3:0, 3:1), and lost once (2:3).
Kunlun Red Star: Paris O’Brien, Jack Rodewald.
Spartak: Yegor Chezganov, Kirill Kozhevnikov, German Rubtsov.
17:10: Dinamo Minsk (22-22-9, 8th W) vs Torpedo (35-16-4, 4th W)
About the game
Dinamo Minsk starts a three-game home series fresh off a win over Kunlun Red Star on Thursday (5:1).
Torpedo is in the middle of a three-game road trip and won its previous couple of matches.
Torpedo has defeated Dinamo Minsk twice this season (5:2, 3:2), and lost once (2:3 OT).
Torpedo’s goalie Adam Huska is on a 83:30 shutout streak.
Torpedo’s forward Kirill Voronin is on a three-game scoring streak, with 3 (1+2) points over that span.
Torpedo’s forward Vladislav Firstov had at least a goal in each of his previous three games, totaling four tallies.
Dinamo Minsk: Artyom Demkov, Denis Mosalyov, Pavel Varfolomeyev.
Torpedo: Kenny Agostino, Alexander Daryin, Igor Larionov, Dennis Yan.