St. Petersburg 4 vs. Novgorod 2
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 57 GP, 24-47-71, +33, 8 PIM
Nikita Gusev was scoreless in 17:03 of ice time as SKA defeated Novgorod 4-2 in their KHL regular season finale. Gusev finishes the campaign 4th in the KHL in scoring, 3rd in assists, and tied with several others at 2nd in plus-minus. SKA ended up being narrowly edged by CSKA for the top seed in the Western Conference on the regulation wins tiebreaker after both clubs finished with 137 points (25 points clear of third place Dynamo Moscow). SKA will draw 7th seeded Vityaz Podolsk in the opening round of the playoffs.