SKA - Admiral. Match facts
This was SKA's 500th home match in KHL history. In those games, SKA have tallied 295 regulation victories, 37 in overtime and 23 in penalty shootouts. 90 defeats have been suffered in regulation time alongside 27 in overtime and 28 in shootouts. The goal difference is 1669-978 in SKA's favour.
405 (293 wins) of SKA's home games have been tallied in the regular season, with the remaining 95 (62 wins) having been staged in the Gagarin Cup playoffs.
Before Admiral Vladivostok scored in the third period, goalkeeper Dmitry Nikolaev hadn't conceded across 134 minutes and 30 seconds, a personal KHL record.
At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 25 days, Sergei Ivanov became the youngest SKA goaltender to make his senior debut as a substitute. However, the overall record belongs to Yaroslav Askarov, who made his first appearance as a starting goalkeeper for SKA at the age of 17 years, 5 months and 11 days.
Alexander Nikishin is the first defenseman to record nine (2+7) points during the month of September in his maiden season as a SKA player.
In 12 games so far this season, forward Alexander Volkov has picked up 10 (6+4) points. In the previous campaign, he had only gained nine (4+5) points from 35 matches.
Fellow forward Dmitry Buchelnikov scored his first KHL goal in his eighth competitive appearance for the senior SKA team.