This was the first match in which SKA lost in regulation time to Admiral in Vladivostok. Previously, Admiral had earned one home win against SKA by a score of 5:4 after a penalty shootout on the 3rd January 2014.
Boasting 10 (2+8) points, forward Nikita Gusev is SKA's leading scorer in KHL games against Admiral.
In 250 KHL appearances, fellow forward Danila Moiseev has earned 57 (21+36) points. 19 (7+19) of them have been registered in 76 games for SKA.
Defenseman Andrei Pedan has now dished out 50 assists in 212 KHL matches, with eight of them having been picked up as a SKA player. The remaining 42 were gained when representing Ak Bars Kazan and Dynamo Moscow.
This was Alexander Samonov's first defeat this season. Previously, he had emerged victorious in all 11 games (10 in regulation or overtime, 1 in a penalty shootout).
Leonid Tambiev became the sixth Latvian coach to earn a minimum of one win against SKA in the KHL.