Before this defeat, SKA had won five consecutive KHL matches against HC Dynamo Moscow, equalling the club record which was set in the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 seasons.
Viktor Tikhonov has competed in 261 KHL regular season matches, trailing only Ilya Kovalchuk who has made 298 appearances.
In 328 KHL regular season matches, Nikita Gusev owns 250 (102+148) points. 168 (59+108) of them have been for SKA.
Sergei Plotnikov owns 22 assists in 53 matches so far this campaign. This has beaten the 21 assists which he registered last season.
While playing for SKA, fellow forward Vadim Shipachyov has scored 12 goals against Dynamo Moscow in the KHL, making him the club's top scorer in matches with these opponents.
In 70 overtimes, SKA now have exactly 35 victories and defeats. Interestingly, Dynamo Moscow forward Alexei Tereshchenko, who scored the crucial goal, is the first player to score against SKA in overtime both in the Russian Super League and the KHL. On 21 December 2007, he netted the winning goal in the extra frame during a match between Salavat Yulaev and SKA (3:2).