Playing attractive ice hockey, SKA tallied their sixth consecutive KHL triumph, defeating HC Kunlun Red Star 4:1 at the Saint Petersburg Ice Palace.
Initially, Spencer Foo handed Kunlun the lead in the first period, but Artyom Zub quickly equalised.
Anton Burdasov and Kirill Marchenko netted twice in the second period to put SKA in the driving seat.
In the third stanza, Joonas Kemppainen completed the scoring, sealing an emphatic 4:1 triumph!
SKA will next play on Wednesday against HC Sochi at home.
SKA - Kunlun Red Star - 4:1 (1:1, 2:0, 1:0)
0:1 Foo (Murphy, Wong), 01.19
1:1 Zub (Marchenko), 02.47
2:1 Burdasov (Kuzmenko, Koskiranta), 25.01
3:1 Marchenko (Kablukov), 25.30
4:1 Kemppainen (Kagarlitsky), 48.58
Goalkeepers: Hellberg - Smith
Shots on target: 30 - 18
Faceoffs: 24 - 34
Hits: 17 - 24
Penalty minutes: 4 - 10
Referees: Birin, Sidorenko