SKA have won six consecutive matches against Slovan Bratislava. Three have come in Saint Petersburg, with the remaining three on the road.
Our goalkeepers have gone 133 minutes without conceding a goal in Bratislava. The netminders have been Ilya Ezhov, Igor Shestyorkin and Mikko Koskinen.
Viktor Tikhonov has competed in 293 KHL matches for SKA, reaching fourth place in this category.
Finn Mikko Koskinen gained his 25th KHL shutout. Among Finnish KHL goalkeepers, Mikko shares first place in terms of clean sheets with Karri Ramo.
Defenseman Roman Rukavishnikov boasts 50 points in the KHL (12+38). Exactly have of them have come with SKA.
In his 101st SKA match, Yegor Rykov scored his first KHL goal. He is the first SKA player to score his first goal in the third season with the club. Yegor's debut came on the 8th of January 2016, in a game against HC CSKA Moscow in the Russian capital.
Looking back in the past, Nikolai Prokhorkin and Patrik Hersley also grabbed their first SKA goals against Slovan.
This was the first time when Jakub Stepanek competed against SKA, his former club, as a Slovan player. Interestingly, the game against Slovan Bratislava on the 17th of September 2012 was his final match for SKA. Since then, he has played for Lev Prague, Severstal Cherepovets and Slovan in the KHL. In all six games against SKA, he has conceded 17 goals and lost every match.