In 33 matches against Vityaz Podolsk in the KHL, SKA have earned 30 victories. SKA have also earned 30 wins in 34 games with Severstal Cherepovets.
Forward Vladislav Kamenev scored the 100th different player to score a winning goal for SKA in the KHL taking into account regulation and overtime. SKA have now claimed 541 regulation and overtime, with 33 defensemen scoring 110 of the winning markers and 67 forwards tallying the remaining 431 winners.
Among forwards, Ilya Kovalchuk has scored more winning goals for SKA in the KHL than anyone else (25), while Patrik Hersley is the leader among defensemen with 14 winners to his name. Before the 2020/2021 campaign, 96 different players had scored winning goals for our club, but Vasily Podkolzin, Miro Aaltonen, Ivan Volodin and Vladislav Kamenev subsequently raised that tally to 100.
Defenseman Dinar Khafizullin made his 350th competitive appearance for SKA. So far, he possesses 103 (24+79) points with our organisation. 263 of those games have been registered in the KHL regular season, with Dinar only trailing Ilya Kovalchuk, Ilya Kablukov, Viktor Tikhonov and Evgeny Ketov in the list of SKA players to make the highest amount of appearances in the regular season.
This is the first time when forward Yakov Trenin has earned more than one point in one single SKA match. Yakov scored one goal and dished out one assist yesterday.
Finnish forward Miro Aaltonen is the third KHL player to score both for and against SKA and Vityaz for both teams. Maxim Afinogenov and Alexander Kucheryavenko achieved the same feat in the past.