the St. Petersburg SKA in the first round of the playoffs of the Gagarin Cup will play against Moscow “Vityaz”. This became known after the final round of the regular championship KHL, where the city-dwellers in shootouts beat Yaroslavl “locomotive”, climbing to seventh place in the West.
since SKA took second place in the Western conference, first games games through will take place in St. Petersburg, the 1st and 3rd of March. The third and fourth meetings will be held in Podolsk the 5th and 7th of March. The series will last to four victories.
Recall that in season 2018/2019 victory in the Gagarin Cup was won by CSKA Moscow, winning the final of Kazan “AK bars”. St. Petersburg became the winner of the prestigious trophy twice – in 2015 and 2017.