December 12. Russia - Sweden
Andrei Kuzmenko dished out the 150th assist made by a SKA player for Russia in the Euro Hockey Tour. Vadim Shipachyov (18), Nikita Gusev (16) and Ilya Kovalchuk (15) are the assist leaders. Andrei boasts 10 (6+4) Euro Hockey Tour points as a SKA representative.
December 14. Finland - Sweden, Russia - Czech Republic
Finnish forward Miro Aaltonen, who recently joined SKA from Vityaz, tallied three (1+2) points in a 5:1 win for his nation against Sweden.
Miro became the seventh SKA player in history who scored in his maiden Euro Hockey Tour match after joining the Saint Petersburg club. Overall, he is the 80th SKA player to participate in the competition, and Vladimir Tkachyov then became the 81st. 66 of those players are Russian, seven are Swedes, five are from the Czech Republic and three are from Finland.
Vladimir Tkachyov became the first Russian player in 24 seasons of the Euro Hockey Tour who netted the winning penalty shot om his competition debut.
Defenseman Igor Ozhiganov scored his first goal for the senior national team at the 15th time of asking.
December 15. Russia - Finland
Anton Burdasov has now competed in 25 Euro Hockey Tour games. Nine of those matches have been while he's a SKA player.
Three Finns, Mikko Koskinen, Jarno Koskiranta and Miro Aaltonen, have participated in a combined total of 30 Euro Hockey Tour matches while being SKA players.