The KHL is back in action Wednesday after taking a mid-season break. The last KHL game was Nov. 4.
There are 11 games on the docket Wednesday, including a significant contest between Avangard Omsk and Metallurg Magnitogorsk. Avangard enters the game with a 44 points and a 10-6 record in the East Division. Metallurg has 47 points and a 14-3 record.
Malkin, one of the bright young stars of the NHL, has been great in the KHL this season. In 18 games, Malkin has scored 28 points on the strength of 20 assists and eight goals. The 26-year-old forward is third in the league in points. His teammate, Sergei Mozyakin, is second in the league with 29 points.
Here's Wednesday's full KHL schedule:
Barys vs. Traktor
Yugra vs. Avtomobilist
Torpedo vs. HC Lev Praha
Lokomotiv vs. Slovan
Vityaz vs. Dynamo Minsk
Atlanta vs. CSKA
Spartak vs. Salavat Yulaev
Donbass vs. Neftekhimik
Dinamo Minsk vs. SKA St. Petersburg
Dinamo Riga vs. Ak Bars Kazan