SKA have set a Russian championship and KHL record for the amount of consecutive away victories in regulation time. Between September 4 and December 4, our players have won 18 matches.
This was the first time in the Russian championship and KHL when SKA and a specific opponent went to overtime in four successive matches against each other.
Swede Patrik Hersley is the first SKA defenseman to score in three separate overtime periods. Andrei Kozyrev and Dmitry Kalinin have two markers each.
Overall, Evgeny Dadonov also owns three overtime winning goals. SKA earned a second away victory against Ak Bars in the extra frame, with the first coming on January 10, 2006 (2:1).
Sergei Plotnikov competed in his 100th SKA match. So far, he has taken 64 (25+39) points.
In 469 KHL matches, Anton Belov has registered 150 (41+109) SKA points. 50 (16+34) have come in 146 KHL regular season matches.
Vadim Shipachyov has scored 74 SKA goals in KHL regular season fixtures. He has now overtaken Tony Martensson, who scored netted 73. Ilya Kovalchuk has the most - 133.
SKA's goal difference in KHL away games is +300 (1052-752).
In two games, Ak Bars forward Vladimir Tkachyov has scored three goals against SKA.
Before this match, Andrei Markov's last assist in a game against SKA came on January 12, 2005 for Dynamo Moscow.