Valeri Bragin has now earned 100 victories as a head coach in the domestic championship. The first win arrived on 16 November 1997 with Khimik Voskresensk, with his team defeating CSKA Moscow 4:1. Interestingly, on 23 November 1997, he picked up his first away triumph as his Khimik side beat SKA 4:2. It has taken Bragin 220 matches to reach this landmark.
51 victories were gained in 146 Super League games as head coach of Khimik and Spartak Moscow, before his subsequent 49 wins were picked up in 74 KHL matches as boss of Atlant Mytishchi, CSKA Moscow and SKA Saint Petersburg.
Forward Joonas Kemppainen holds 36 (17+19) points in 100 KHL regular season appearances for SKA. So far, he is the only player on either team to score in all 2020/2021 meetings between SKA and Vityaz Podolsk.
Defenseman Igor Ozhiganov possesses 27 (6+21) points in the current campaign, a new personal KHL record. His previous best was 26 (10+16) points in the 2014/2015 season for Sibir Novosibirsk.