During the lockout in the NHL in the season 2012/13 Bobrovsky played in the KHL SKA club. With the beginning of the season in the NHL, "Columbus" quickly dropped to the last place in the conference, and Bobrovsky and Steve Mason received about the same time in the frame of the gate. In March, "Columbus" was successful record for the club series of matches with points scored (without defeats in regular time), and Bobrovsky at this time almost invariably defended the gates of the club. He was recognized as the first star of the game week of March 4-10 and the third star of March. By the end of the championship, "Columbus" climbed to the play-off border, but eventually lost the passing eighth place, which gained the same number of points, "Minnesota". By the end of the season, Bobrovsky significantly improved his statistics (2nd in the league on the percentage of reflected shots) and despite the fact that the team did not make it to the playoffs, received "Vezina Trofi"