For the first time in history, SKA defeated Severstal in overtime in Cherepovets. Before this match, Severstal had beaten SKA three times in the extra frame in 42 matches.
Jarno Koskiranta scored SKA's 50th goal in 13 KHL games in Cherepovets against Severstal. Dmitry Kagarlitsky netted the 50th Severstal marker in 27 KHL matches with SKA.
Sergei Plotnikov boasts 238 (104+134) in 450 KHL matches. 74 (30+44) of them have come in 118 SKA appearances.
Fellow forward Alexander Barabanov has competed in 200 KHL matches for SKA. Currently, he owns 81 (39+42) points.
Maxim Karpov has 75 KHL goals in 348 matches.
Taking into account last year, Nikita Gusev has points in eight consecutive KHL Gagarin Cup playoff matches. During that time, he's picked up 14 (3+11) points.
In both overtime matches in this first round series, SKA's winning goals were scored after 68 minutes.