Kirill Marchenko has tallied at least one point in the last four consecutive matches, scoring three goals and dishing out two assists in those particular games. This has beaten his previous KHL record with SKA of three successive matches with points.
Fellow forward Ivan Morozov made his 50th competitive appearance for the senior SKA team. So far, he possesses 15 (9+6) points.
Canadian forward Linden Vey, a former CSKA player, tallied his first assist against his former employers. When he represented CSKA, Linden often performed well in games against SKA, tallying six (3+3) points for the Moscow-based organisation.
When he was a SKA player, defenseman Yegor Rykov participated in 14 games against CSKA, earning one assist. However, on Friday, Yegor made two assists for CSKA's two powerplay goals. He only made two SKA assists in one single KHL game on two occasions in 140 matches.
During his career, experienced goalkeeper Alexander Sharychenkov has played against SKA for four different KHL clubs, registering three victories. He has only conceded one goal in each of his wins against SKA.
Since Igor Nikitin became the CSKA head coach ahead of the 2017/2018 campaign, SKA have competed against these opponents 26 times, losing 17 of those games. Igor boasts more victories against SKA as the boss of one club than any other KHL coach.