SKA - Ak Bars. Match facts
26 home victories during one particular KHL regular season is a new club record for SKA.
For the first time in the KHL, SKA scored seven goals against Ak Bars Kazan on home ice in Saint Petersburg.
Forward Dmitrij Jaskin became the first SKA player to score a minimum of 33 goals in one KHL regular season. Previously, the record had been held by Ilya Kovalchuk, who hit the jackpot on 32 occasions in the 2016/2017 regular season for SKA. Furthermore, Jaskin (33+17) became the second SKA player after fellow forward Marat Khairullin to record at least 50 points in the current campaign.
Alexander Nikishin became the first SKA defenseman in history to pick up a minimum of one point against 20 different teams in one KHL regular season.
Forward Emil Galimov became the fourth SKA player to score four goals in one KHL game, following in the footsteps of Evgeny Dadonov, Nikita Gusev and Nikolai Prokhorkin.
In 118 KHL matches, forward Marat Khusnutdinov has gained 55 (17+38) points. He is consequently SKA's leading scorer in the league among players younger than 21.