On the 19th and 20th of January, the 2019 KHL All Star Game will take place in Kazan. SKA defenseman Patrik Hersley, who was picked for the event by fan voting, cannot take part because of an injury. He has been replaced by fellow SKA player Vladislav Gavrikov.
Mikka Koivisto (Dynamo Moscow, Bobrov Division), Nikita Nesterov (CSKA Moscow, Tarasov Division) and Mark-Andre Gragniani (Kunlun Red Star, Chernyshev Division) will also miss the event due to injury issues. They will be replaced by Alexei Marchenko (CSKA Moscow), Vadim Shipachyov (Dynamo Moscow, Bobrov Division) and Danis Zaripov (Ak Bars Kazan, Kharlamov Division) replace them.
In Kazan, SKA (Bobrov Division) will also be represented by head coach Ilya Vorobyov, goalkeeper Magnus Hellberg, forwards Nikita Gusev and Alexander Barabanov and club mascot Firehorse.