Metallurg - Avtomobilist. December, 13
In this season Avtomobilist played 34 matches: 17 wins (3 in overtime, 1 in a shootout), 17 defeats (3 in overtime, 3 in a shootout). They scored 96 goals, 97 conceded goals. Penalty minutes - 402, opponents' penalty minutes - 305.
The most productive scorers of Avtomobilist this season: Alexey Makeev - 31 points (17 + 14), Pavel Datsyuk - 24 points (8 + 16), Anatoly Golyshev - 21 points (9 + 12), Brooks Makeev - 20 points (13+ 7), Peter Holland - 20 points (5 + 15).
About the game
Metallurg is entering today’s contest fresh off a victory.
Avtomobilist is also entering today’s contest on a 10-game losing streak.
Metallurg is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.
Avtomobilist is playing the 4th of four straight road games.
The teams have exchanged victories this season by scores of 3-2 and 4-3 in OT.
Metallurg: Nikolai Prokhorkin, Nikolai Kulemin
Avtomobilist: Leonid Fomin, Stepan Khripunov
Forward Maxim Karpov is hoping to score his 100th career KHL goal (currently at 99).