Avtomobilist and Barys hope to keep their strong seasons going against some upstart 2nd round opponents!
16:30 Barys (2nd in the East) vs. Avangard (4th in the East)

Series stand

0 – 0

KHL Playoff history

2015 – Round 1 - Avangard defeats Barys - 4-3

Injury list

Avangard: Karri Ramo

About the game

- Barys has lost its last five KHL home games against Avangard.

- Avangard won all four games against Barys this season, 4-3 in OT, 5-3, 4-3 in OT, and 2-1 in OT.

- Beck has points in 3 straight games, going 1-5-6 over that span.

17:00 Avtomobilist (1st in the East) vs. Salavat (6th in the East)

Series stand

0 - 0

KHL Playoff history

2010 – Round 1 – Salavat defeats Avtomobilist 3-1

Injury list

Avtomobilist: Andrei Makarov, Vitaly Popov, Denis Bodrov, Yevgeny Grachev, Kirill Koltsov

Salavat: Anton Burdasov, Pavel Koledov


Avtomobilist: Stephane Da Costa will miss this game due to a 1-game suspension.

About the game

- Avtomobilist defeated Salavat twice this season, 2-0 and 1-0.

- Sexton has points in 6 straight games, going 4-7-11 over this span.

- Salavat has lost its last six games in Yekaterinburg (three times per shutout). Its last victory there was on January 21st, 2013, by a score of 3-1.

- Hartikainen can tie Igor Grigorenko's record in KHL goals scored for Salavat, currently set at 113.