This was the first time in the KHL and Russian championships when SKA scored nine goals away from home. Before this match, SKA had netted eight goals in an away match on three separate occasions (Severstal 2009, Amur 2010 and Spartak Moscow 2011).
Taking into account last season, SKA have scored nine goals against Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk in two consecutive matches. On the 23rd of September 2016, SKA beat Ugra 9:4 at the Saint Petersburg Ice Palace.
Patrik Hersley has set a new record for SKA defensemen in Russian championships by scoring in four games in a row.
Yesterday, Patrik's goal became the 600th scored by a foriegn player for SKA in the Russian championships and KHL. The assist made by David Rundblad was the 900th from a SKA foreigner. Overall, foreign players have racked up 1500 points (600+900) for SKA over the course of 22 seasons. 607 of those points (238+369) have come from 5 defensemen and 11 forwards from Sweden. Czech players have 290 (116+174), while Canadians have taken 278 (108+170). Tony Martensson leads the forwards in scoring with 232 points (87+145), and Kevin Dallman is the top scoring defenseman with 69 points (26+43).
Patrik Hersley's first assist against Ugra was his 100th KHL point in 188 appearances. 45 of them (17+28) have come in 52 SKA matches.
Mikhail Maltsev took his first SKA point. It has taken him 6 games to achieve this. Young goalkeeper Alexei Melnichuk made his SKA debut in the third period, taking to the ice for 7 minutes and 46 seconds. He stopped all 5 shots he faced, in turn becoming the first in 12 SKA netminders to not concede in a debut match.
All 12 SKA defensemen who have played this season have at least one point, but only one SKA forward is yet to take a point - Andrei Altybarmakyan.