A special "Russia In My Heart" friendly match took place at the Saint Petersburg Ice Palace on Saturday, the same day as the SKA 2019/2020 season presentation.
Alongside SKA players and fans, deputy chairman of the board of directors and team leader Roman Rotenberg, general director Andrei Tochitsky, head coach Alexei Kudashov and player development coach Daniel Bochner participated in the match.
Anvar Gatiyatulin, Igor Efimov, Ilya Gorbushin, Lars Johansson, Jori Lehtera, Alexander Malukhin and Igor Shchurkov were the coaches for this game.
SKA Blues won 9:5.
Funds raised from the event go towards the Saint Petersburg Children's Hospice.
1:0 Tkachyov (Rotenberg, Plotnikov), 02.58
1:1 Kuzmenko (Dyblenko), 10.20
2:1 Plotnikov (Rotenberg, Tkachyov), 14.02
3:1 Byvaltsev (Bochner, Bengtsson), 17.18
4:1 Kagarlitsky (Barabanov, Kudashov), 18.47
5:1 Tkachyov (Rotenberg), 24.14
5:2 Zubarev (Kemppainen, Zubarev), 25.18
6:2 Tokranov (Ogirchuk, Bochner), 26.20
6:3 Koskiranta (Zemchyonok, Li), 38.17
6:4 Yakupov (Ketov, Lepin), 44.18
7:4 Bochner (Bengtsson, Byvaltsev), 45.36
7:5 Kuzmenko (Karpov), 54.12
8:5 Barabanov (Kudashov), 57.27
9:5 Rotenberg (Kagarlitsky), 59.16