Pairs of the 1st round of the playoffs will be announced at the end of the regular season.
The capital club “Spartak” became the final participant in the playoffs of the Continental Hockey League (KHL). Now all 16 teams have become known, which will continue to fight for the Gagarin Cup this spring.
The red-and-white team defeated Sochi with a score of 6: 1 in the regular season match. This success allowed Oleg Znarka’s team to score 62nd point and consolidate on the eighth line of the Western Conference.
However, the Moscow club managed to officially secure a point in the top-8 of Vesta after losing to Vityaz Podolsk. In Finland, the Russian team lost to Jokerit – 2: 3 – and lost the chance to get into the top eight.