SKA have taken 40 regulation time victories in this 2017/2018 KHL regular season, a new league record. The previous best of 39 was set by HC CSKA Moscow in the 2014/1015 campaign and SKA last year.
The second goal, scored by Sergei Shirokov, was SKA's 100th at home this KHL campaign. In five of ten KHL seasons, SKA have netted at least 100 goals in the Saint Petersburg Ice Palace. However, the overall record was achieved last season, when SKA registered 143 markers at home.
On the tenth occasion in ten KHL seasons, three goals in one SKA match were scored by our club's defensemen. Interestingly, three of those games have come against Amur.
Forward Sergei Kalinin competed in his 300th KHL match, taking 104 (48+56) points in those games. 30 (14+16) of those points have come in 48 SKA appearances.
In his 655th Russian championship match, Ilya Kablukov registered an 100th assist. From 264 SKA games, he has taken 43 assists.
Last year, Pavel Datsyuk earned 34 (12+22) points in 44 SKA regular season matches, but this season he already has 35 (8+27) in 36 games.
Vladislav Gavrikov scored two goals in one KHL match for the first time in his career. He has played in 184 games in this league.
It has taken 83 matches for Igor Shestyorkin to take 15 SKA shutouts in the KHL.