In Podolsk, SKA made short work of local side HC Vityaz, thrashing the opponents 6:0 in the third match of this particular 2018/2019 KHL regular season away series!
The match was practically over as a contest in the first period. At point blank range, Viktor Tikhonov netted from the doorstep, before a wonderful individual effort from Magic Man Pavel Datsyuk douled SKA's money.
The fun continued in the second frame. Sergei Plotnikov, Alexander Barabanov and Andrei Kuzmenko all completed flowing plays to beat stricken opposing goaltender Igor Saprykin, and in the third, Alexei Byvaltsev netted his second for the club, rounding off a thumping 6:0 win!
Vityaz - SKA - 0:6 (0:2, 0:3, 0:1)
0:1 Tikhonov (Plotnikov, Zubarev), 10.10
0:2 Datsyuk (Belov, Plotnikov), 14.09
0:3 Plotnikov (Barabanov, Kuzmenko), 25.14
0:4 Barabanov, 32.36
0:5 Kuzmenko (Barabanov), 39.05
0:6 Byvaltsev (Barabanov, Kuzmenko), 57.09
Goalkeepers: Saprykin - Hellberg
Shots on target: 21 - 44
Faceoffs: 21 - 34
Hits: 23 - 16
Penalty minutes: 18 - 16
Referees: Gusev, Frano