In Saint Petersburg, SKA cruised past HC Admiral Vladivostok, earning an emphatic 6:0 victory which extends the winning streak in the 2019/2020 KHL regular season.
SKA, occupying second place of the Western Conference, trail CSKA Moscow by a mere three points.
During the first two periods, Kirill Marchenko and Andrei Kuzmenko scored, before Anton Burdasov, Jori Lehtera, Joonas Kemppainen and Vladimir Tkachyov all found the net during the third frame.
Swedish goalkeeper Magnus Hellberg stopped all 13 shots he faced.
SKA will return to league action on Thursday against Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod at the Ice Palace.
SKA - Admiral - 6:0 (1:0, 1:0, 4:0)
1:0 Marchenko (Podkolzin), 19.07
2:0 Kuzmenko (Koskiranta), 29.11
3:0 Burdasov (Tkachyov, Bengtsson), 41.07
4:0 Lehtera (Ozhiganov, Tokranov), 48.59
5:0 Kemppainen (Tkachyov, Barabanov), 51.07
6:0 Tkachyov (Barabanov, Belov), 59.25
Goalkeepers: Hellberg - Trushkov
Shots on target: 47 - 13
Faceoffs: 32 - 24
Hits: 14 - 14
Penalty minutes: 4 - 8
Referees: Gusev, Yudakov
Linesmen: Golovlev, Savenkov