March 11, at the end of the third match of the series 1/4 finals of the Gagarin Cup with CSKA Moscow (torpedo lost 1:3), Latvian specialist made during the review meetings the use of foul language (read more here).

In accordance with paragraph 61 of article 29 of the Disciplinary rules of the CHL for breach of sub-clause 2.3 of article 19 of the Regulations on marketing and communications to "torpedo" was fined in the amount of 100 thousand rubles (1270 Euro).

Skudra led torpedo for the third season, but this year he managed first to get past the first round of the playoffs (Nizhny Novgorod defeated in six games by the Finnish "Jokerit"). Series to the winner of the regular season — CSKA — torpedo lost in five games.