SKA's 16-game winning streak against Severstal Cherepovets in Saint Petersburg has ended. It started on 21 November 2012 and finished on 29 November 2021.
Forward Nikita Gusev has now tallied at least one point in SKA's last three consecutive matches. Overall, Nikita's record is points in eight successive SKA games.
For the second time in the KHL, SKA have suffered five home defeats on the bounce. The last occasion when SKA lost five matches on home ice in the league was between the 6th and 30th of January 2009.
In nine matches in November, our players only earned two wins while conceding seven defeats. Furthermore, the goal difference is 19-25 in the opponents' favour. Never before had SKA endured such a disappointing November statistically.
Severstal's David Dumbadze became the 900th forward in the KHL to tally a minimum of one point against SKA.
Ilya Khokhlov is the first Severstal defenseman to score a winning goal against SKA in the KHL. Moreover, forward Andrei Alexeev became the maiden Severstal player to hit the empty net against SKA in the championship.