For the first time, SKA have beaten Jokerit in Finland in two consecutive KHL matches, and this season our players have won both games at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki (6:2, 4:1).
In 365 KHL away matches, SKA boast 200 victories in regulation time. 99 defeats have been conceded in the initial 60 minutes.
Forward Alexander Dergachyov has participated in 150 KHL matches, tallying a grand total of 26 (14+12) points. 15 (8+7) points have been registered in 115 SKA appearances, and in an interesting fact, three of his eight goals have been scored against Jokerit Helsinki. Yesterday, he netted his maiden shorthanded marker.
The first assist was Nikita Gusev's 150th in 188 KHL regular season games for SKA. Only Vadim Shipachyov (171) and Ilya Kovalchuk (189) have more. 11 of his assists have been taken against Jokerit in the KHL.
At the moment, Nail Yakupov has 19 (13+6) points in the 2018/2019 KHL campaign, a new personal record. His previous best was 18 (9+9) in the 2012/2013 season for HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk.
Dinar Khafizullin made his 54th SKA assist in KHL regular season matches. Among SKA defensemen, only Dmitry Kalinin has more in KHL history (69).