For the first time in 24 KHL matches, SKA lost to Barys in a penalty shootout. In all three previous shootouts, our players had emerged victorious.
Forward Vasily Podkolzin has registered 15 (4+11) points in 50 competitive SKA appearances. Vasily, aged 19 years, three months and 11 days, is the youngest forward under the age of 20 to participate in 50 SKA games. However, defenseman Dmitry Yudin holds the overall record, having competed in 50 games when only 19 years, two months and 21 days of age.
Evgeny Timkin scored his first SKA goal in his 13th match. The experienced forward has now tallied 80 markers in 638 KHL games throughout his career.
Barys match-winner Roman Starchenko is the only player to have participated in all four KHL penalty shootouts between these two particular clubs.
Swedish goalkeeper Henrik Karlsson of Barys has competed in three penalty shootouts against SKA in the league, with one of those matches having been played when he was a Jokerit representative.