From the Western Conference in the Gagarin Cup will play CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, Yaroslavl Lokomotiv, St. Petersburg SKA, Finnish Jokerit, Minsk Dynamo, Cherepovets Severstal and Moscow Spartak.

In the East, Kazan "Ak Bars", Omsk "Avangard", Magnitogorsk "Metallurg", Ufa "Salavat Yulaev", Chelyabinsk "Traktor", Kazakhstan "Barys", Yekaterinburg "Avtomobilist" and Nizhny Novgorod "Torpedo" will play in the playoffs.

The start of the Gagarin Cup is scheduled for March 2.

Earlier it was reported that "Spartak" entered the KHL playoffs after the defeat of "Vityaz" by "Jokerit".