This was the 200th domestic championship match between SKA and Spartak. 129 of them were held in the USSR championship, with Spartak winning the majority of the fixtures. In Russian history, SKA have claimed 41 victories in 71 matches.
SKA have won five consecutive away matches against Spartak Moscow.
Oleg Znarok has 77 victories with SKA from just 91 games. He has beaten Barry Smith's record of 76 wins in 119 matches.
Spartak haven't scored a goal against SKA for 150 minutes and 10 seconds. 120 of these minutes have come in Moscow. Mikko Koskinen and Igor Shestyorkin have each gained a shutout against Sparak this campaign.
In domestic championships, SKA own 13 shutouts against Spartak Moscow. Igor Shestyorkin has two of those shutouts. Only Maxim Sokolov has more - three.
Overall, Igor Shestyorkin has 13 KHL shutouts for SKA.
Forward Nikita Gusev has scored 50 SKA goals in 110 KHL regular season games with the club.