2017 Gagarin Cup playoffs

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2017 Gagarin Cup playoffs
Tournament details
DatesFebruary 22–April 16, 2017
Teams16
Final positions
ChampionsSKA Saint Petersburg
Runner-upMetallurg Magnitogorsk
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s)Jan Kovář
(25 points)
2016
2018

The 2017 Gagarin Cup playoffs of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) began on February 22, 2017, with the top eight teams from each of the conferences, following the conclusion of the 2016–17 KHL regular season.[1]

Playoff seeds[edit]

After the regular season, the standard 16 teams qualified for the playoffs. The Western Conference regular season winners and Continental Cup winners are CSKA Moscow with 137 points. Metallurg Magnitogorsk are the Eastern Conference regular season winners with 124 points.

Draw[edit]

The playoffs started on February 22, 2017, with the top eight teams from each of the conferences and ended with the last game of the Gagarin Cup final on April 16, 2017.[2]

  Conference Quarter-Finals Conference Semi-Finals Conference Finals Gagarin Cup Finals
                                     
1 Russia Metallurg Mg 4     1 Russia Metallurg Mg 4  
8 China Kunlun Red Star 1     5 Kazakhstan Barys 0  


2 Russia Avangard 4 Eastern Conference
7 Russia Admiral 2  
    1 Russia Metallurg Mg 4  
  3 Russia Ak Bars 0  
3 Russia Ak Bars 4  
6 Russia Salavat Yulaev 1  
4 Russia Traktor 2   2 Russia Avangard 2
5 Kazakhstan Barys 4     3 Russia Ak Bars 4  


  E1 Russia Metallurg Mg 1
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round.)
  W2 Russia SKA 4
1 Russia CSKA 4     1 Russia CSKA 2
8 Finland Jokerit 0     4 Russia Lokomotiv 4  
2 Russia SKA 4
7 Russia Vityaz 0  
  4 Russia Lokomotiv 0
  2 Russia SKA 4  
3 Russia Dynamo Msk 4  
6 Russia Torpedo 1   Western Conference
4 Russia Lokomotiv 4   2 Russia SKA 4
5 Belarus Dinamo Mn 1     3 Russia Dynamo Msk 1  
  • During the first three rounds home ice is determined by seeding number, not position on the bracket. In the Finals the team with the better regular season record has home ice.

Player statistics[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

As of 16 Apr 2017

Player Team GP G A Pts +/– PIM
Jan Kovář Metallurg Magnitogorsk 18 10 15 25 +11 22
Sergei Mozyakin Metallurg Magnitogorsk 17 7 17 24 +8 6
Nikita Gusev SKA Saint Petersburg 18 7 16 23 +2 2
Danis Zaripov Metallurg Magnitogorsk 18 15 7 22 +12 18
Chris Lee Metallurg Magnitogorsk 18 1 20 21 +16 22
Vadim Shipachyov SKA Saint Petersburg 17 4 16 20 +6 8
Evgenii Dadonov SKA Saint Petersburg 18 9 10 19 +6 2
Patrik Hersley SKA Saint Petersburg 16 6 12 18 +13 6
Anton Belov SKA Saint Petersburg 18 3 11 14 +4 10
Brandon Kozun Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 14 2 12 14 –2 4

Source: KHL

Leading goaltenders[edit]

As of 16 Apr 2017

Player Team GP Min W L GA SO SV% GAA
Mikko Koskinen SKA Saint Petersburg 15 912 12 1 25 1 .938 1.64
Mikhail Biryukov Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 3 213 0 3 6 0 .948 1.69
Niklas Svedberg Salavat Yulaev Ufa 5 272 1 4 8 0 .933 1.76
Emil Garipov Ak Bars Kazan 15 941 8 7 29 2 .933 1.85
Dominik Furch Avangard Omsk 12 752 6 6 24 1 .922 1.91

Source: KHL

References[edit]

  1. ^ "League confirms format for Stage Two" (PDF). October 8, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  2. ^ "League confirms format for Stage Two" (PDF). October 8, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015.