Ex-recruits shoot down SKA Chibisov’s third double

December 3, on home ice, Metallurg will meet with the SKA team from St. Petersburg.

This season, the army team of St. Petersburg played 34 matches: 20 wins (1 in overtime, 1 in the shootout), 12 defeats (1 in overtime, 3 in the shootout). In two games of the current championship, the SKA team kept their own goal intact, in one - they were unable to score a single goal for their opponents. Petersburgers scored 98 goals, 73 conceded goals. SKA penalty minutes - 301, opponents penalty minutes - 384.

The most productive SKA scorers this season: Vladimir Tkachev - 23 points (9 + 14), Anton Burdasov - 18 points (12 + 6), Andrey Kuzmenko - 18 points (7 + 11), Igor Ozhiganov - 18 points (3 + 15 ), Linden Wei - 18 points (2 + 16), Kirill Marchenko - 17 points (9 + 8).

About the game

Metallurg is entering today’s contest on a 3-game winning streak.

SKA is also entering today’s contest fresh off a defeat.

Metallurg is on a 1-game homestand.

SKA is playing the 1st of two straight road games.

Metallurg defeated SKA earlier this season by a score of 4-1.

Metallurg has lost its last four home games played against SKA.

Ozhiganov has points in three straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.

Injury list

Metallurg: Nikolai Kulemin

SKA: Emil Galimov

Suspension

Metallurg: Defenseman Mikhail Pashnin will miss this game while serving the 2nd of a 3-game suspension.

Milestone alert

Forward Maxim Karpov is hoping to score his 100th career KHL goal (currently at 99).


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