SKA earned a 20th KHL victory against Dinamo Riga in the 31st match between these two teams. Sergei Shirokov's goal was the 50th scored in Latvia.
In 130 SKA matches, Nikita Gusev owns 150 points (52+98). He has beaten Ilya Kovalchuk's record of 150 points in 155 games. Nikita has become the eighth SKA player in the KHL to earn 150 points in the league.
Sergei Plotnikov has 204 points (88+116) from 400 KHL matches.
Viktor Tikhonov has competed in 300 KHL games, taking 172 points (93+79). This match was his 275th SKA match.
Maxim Chudinov made his 250th KHL regular season appearance for SKA. During those games, he has picked up 78 points (26+52). He has played in more regular season matches than any other SKA defenseman.
This was the first match this season where Ilya Kovalchuk did not pick up a point. Before the game in Riga, he has taken eight points (7+1) in the first six matches.