The third goal marked SKA's 100th against Dinamo Minsk in the KHL. Furthermore, in the 31st league match between the clubs, SKA earned their 20th victory. Dinamo Minsk are the 14th club which SKA have defeated on 20 occasions, and the 12th which has conceded 100 markers against our team.
This was Valeri Bragin's 50th game as the SKA head coach. So far, SKA have tallied 33 wins and 17 losses under his guidance, and Andrei Kuzmenko's first goal marked the 150th which has been scored in those 50 matches. The goal difference with Bragin at the helm currently stands at 153-98 in SKA's favour.
At the age of 19 years, eight months and six days, teenage forward Vasily Podkolzin became the youngest player to score a winning goal in the KHL Gagarin Cup playoffs for SKA. The previous record of 20 years and 23 days was held by defenseman Danila Galenyuk, when he grabbed the winner against Vityaz Podolsk on 5 March 2020.
However, if we take all Russian championships into account, the youngest player to score a winning marker for SKA in the playoffs as Alexei Egorov on 5 March 1993 against Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk when he was 17 years, 9 months and 12 days of age.
Possessing 12 (6+6) points in the 2020/2021 campaign to date, Vasily Podkolzin has set a new personal record in the KHL, beating his previous best of 11 (3+8) in the 2019/2020 season.
Fellow forward Malte Stromwall made his 100th KHL appearance. In those matches, he has picked up 64 (37+27) points, with nine (8+1) of them having been registered in 22 SKA games.
Forward Artyom Shvets-Rogovoi competed in his 50th SKA match. He has earned 11 (1+10) points for our team.
Thanks to his two goals in the second period, forward Andrei Kuzmenko has now gained 39 (20+19) points this season. His previous best was 37 (17+20) in the previous campaign.
Forward Evgeny Ketov has earned 250 (129+121) points in 713 KHL matches. 120 (64+56) of them have been tallied in 468 SKA games.