As a result of beating HC Dynamo Moscow 3:1 in Saint Petersburg, SKA can't drop any lower than fourth in the KHL Western Conference and will begin the 2018/2019 Gagarin Cup playoffs at home.
Fifth placed Dynamo are 23 points behind SKA and cannot overtake our team in the remaining 11 matches of the KHL regular season. SKA currently have 81 points in comparison to Dynamo's 58.
If SKA finish in first or second place of the Western Conference, our club will begin the playoffs on February 26. In the event that SKA finish in third or fourth position, the playoffs will start on February 25.
SKA also lead in the Bobrov Division.