On Wednesday, SKA notched their maiden victory of the 2019 Sochi Hockey Open, comfortably defeating HC Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 4:0 at the Shayba Arena.
Swedish goalkeeper Magnus Hellberg stopped all 29 shots he faced to tally a well-deserved shutout.
In the first period, Evgeny Ketov opened the scoring shorthanded, before Vladimir Tkachyov, Alexander Barabanov and Maxim Karpov completed the rout in the second.
The final game at the competition will take place on Thursday against Avangard Omsk.
Lokomotiv - SKA - 0:4 (0:1, 0:3, 0:0)
0:1 Ketov (Rukavishnikov), 07.09
0:2 Tkachyov (Lehtera), 25.40
0:3 Barabanov (Bengtsson), 27.08
0:4 Karpov (Kuzmenko, Rukavishnikov), 31.58
Goalkeepers: Lazushin - Hellberg
Shots on target: 29 - 25
Faceoffs: 32 - 35
Hits: 17 - 7
Penalty minutes: 4 - 4
Referees: Gofman, Soin