SKA picked up 20 consecutive away victories in the KHL for the first time in history, setting a new Russian championship and KHL. The series lasted between September 2 and December 6. The previous best of 14 successive wins, set last season, has now been beaten.
Our players were one match away from 21 away matches with points. In the 1998/1999 campaign, Metallurg Magnitogorsk earned points in 21 games in a row.
In the 274th KHL regular season fixture on the road, SKA dropped the 100th defeat.
Anton Belov has competed in 200 SKA matches, earning 75 (22+53) points during that time.
Forward Pavel Datsyuk made his 100th appearance in KHL regular season matches, So far, he owns 98 (30+68) points. 62 (19+43) of them have come in 69 SKA games.
Vyacheslav Voynov dished out his 44th SKA assist since joining the club.
For the first time in four KHL matches, HC Sochi beat SKA at home, However, Sochi did hand SKA their first defeat in Saint Petersburg this season. Mikko Koskinen is the only SKA goalkeeper to have lost to Sochi, with Alexander Salak, Evgeny Ivannikov and Igor Shestyorkin all recording victories.
SKA have scored 22 goals in 8 KHL games against HC Sochi. Half of them have come when on the powerplay.
Ilya Kovalchuk, Anton Belov and Nikita Gusev have all scored three goals against Sochi. All of Ilya's goals have arrived on the man's advantage.
Current Sochi head coach Sergei Zubov has won all matches between these two opponents. When he was SKA's boss, he helped our team defeat Sochi 3:2 in overtime.