SKA have flown to Sochi, where the team will participate in the Sochi Hockey Open alongside HC Sochi, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl and the under 20 Russian Olympic team. The first game will take place on August 4 against Lokomotiv.
These following players made the trip:
Goalkeepers: Nikita Melnichuk, Dmitry Nikolaev, Alexander Samonov, Magnus Hellberg.
Defensemen: Viktor Antipin, Anton Belov, Lukas Bengtsson, Danila Galenyuk, Yaroslav Dyblenko, Nikita Zorkin, Igor Ozhiganov, Vasily Tokranov, Dinar Khafizullin, Yegor Shekhovtsov.
Forwards: Miro Aaltonen, Anton Burdasov, Linden Vey, Emil Galimov, Vasily Glotov, Joonas Kemppainen, Evgeny Ketov, Andrei Kuzmenko, Kirill Marchenko, Ivan Morozov, Vasily Podkolzin, Evgeny Timkin, Vladimir Tkachyov, Marat Khusnutdinov, Artyom Shvets-Rogovoy, Bogdan Yakimov.
Fellow SKA players Yaroslav Askarov, Kirill Kirsanov, Yegor Spiridonov and Alexei Tsyplakov will play for the under 20 Russian Olympic team at the same competition.