This was SKA's 700th match in the club's KHL regular season history. So far, our players have earned 486 victories, scoring 2359 goals in the process. Furthermore, if we take into account the Gagarin Cup playoffs, this was the 850th game for SKA in the KHL. Overall, SKA have gained 583 wins in the KHL, tallying 2798 goals. SKA have played in the highest amount of KHL matches and scored the largest amount of goals in the league.
SKA's nine-game winning streak against Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the KHL has now ended. It began on 14 April 2017 and reached its completion yesterday.
Forward Vladislav Kamenev became the 27th player to make his SKA debut in the 2020/2021 KHL campaign. However, the record was set in the 2000/2001 season, when 48 different players made their debut for SKA.
Defenseman Yaroslav Dyblenko has participated in 300 KHL matches, registering 59 (20+39) points along the way. Eight (3+5) of those points have been recorded in 54 SKA appearances.
Before this match, forward Evgeny Timkin had tallied at least one point in four consecutive games, repeating his own personal KHL best.
Forward Sergei Plotnikov, who won the KHL Gagarin Cup with SKA in the 2016/2017 campaign, scored into the empty net against our team for the first time as a Metallurg Magnitogorsk player. Interestingly, when he played for SKA, he twice hit the empty net in matches against Metallurg.