KHL schedule 2012: Evander Kane, Niklas Backstrom, Kasper Daugavins star in only game on tap

Bruce Fedyck-US PRESSWIRE

Sunday’s KHL schedule includes only one matchup which features four NHL players.

Sunday’s KHL schedule includes only one matchup, which features four NHL players, as Dinamo Riga travels to take on Dinamo Minsk. Both teams are currently in the bottom half of the KHL’s 14-team Western conference. Dinamo Minsk is in 10th place with 27 points, while Dinamo Riga is in 13th with 23 points.

Dinamo Minsk features three NHL players, including Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators, Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets and Niklas Backstrom of the Minnesota Wild. Dinamo Riga only boasts one NHL player, Kasper Daugavins of the Ottawa Senators.

Rinne has played in five games for Dinamo Minsk, saving 102 of the 112 shots on goal for a save percentage of 91.1. Kane has scored one goal in the five games he’s played, while Daugavins has three goals and four assists in 17 games for Dinamo Riga.

On Monday, the league will go on hiatus until Nov. 14.

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