Previously, before this defeat, SKA had beaten Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in seven consecutive KHL matches and three on the road at the Nagorny Arena.
Forward Evgeny Ketov made his maiden appearance in the 2021/2022 KHL campaign. Overall, Evgeny has now played for SKA in nine seasons, a new club record. Defenseman Dinar Khafizullin and forward Viktor Tikhonov had previously represented SKA across eight seasons.
Defenseman Daniil Pylenkov dished out his maiden assist for SKA in his fifth KHL game for our club.
Forward Evgeny Timkin scored his fifth goal for SKA in 50 KHL regular season matches.