After five successive defeats, SKA finally got back to winning ways in the 2019/2020 KHL regular season, beating HC Severstal Cherepovets 2-1 in a penalty shootout on the road.
In the second period, Joonas Kemppainen did gie SKA the advantage, but Severstal equalised with five minutes remaining of the third frame to take the game to overtime and then penalties.
Vladimir Tkachyov eventually scored the winner to earn a vital two points for SKA!
SKA will next play in Podolsk against HC Vityaz.
Severstal - SKA - 1:2 SO (0:0, 0:1, 1:0, 0:0 - 0:1)
0:1 Kemppainen (Zemchyonok), 38.29
1:1 Morozov (Kodola, Alexeev), 54.47
1:2 Tkachyov, 65.00 SO
Goalkeepers: Podyapolsky - Hellberg
Shots on target: 14 - 26
Faceoffs: 19 - 27
Hits: 10 - 16
Penalty minutes: 2 - 2
Referees: Morozov, Sidorenko