SKA have achieved 40 away victories against Spartak Moscow in the domestic championship, with 20 of them having been registered in the KHL. Interestingly, SKA have now scored 82 KHL goals against Spartak both at home and away.
This marked the fourth consecutive match between the teams in Moscow in which SKA didn't concede a single goal (244 minutes and 50 seconds). The streak started on 3 February 2020, when SKA defeated Spartak 1:0 in the Russian capital. In the subsequent three games, our team won by scores of 2:0 (twice) and 5:0.
Swedish goaltender Lars Johansson recorded his maiden shutout for SKA on his fourth competitive appearance. In the past, fellow goalkeepers Alexander Salak and Alexei Melnichuk had also picked up their first shutouts for the senior SKA team in the fourth match for our team. Overall, Lars now boasts 34 KHL shutouts.
Forward Anton Burdasov scored his 72nd goal for SKA in his 290th match for our club.
Fellow forward Kirill Marchenko now has 50 (26+24) points in 79 KHL regular season games for SKA.