Russian National Ice Hockey Coaching Staff has been set

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Dynamo Moscow head coach, two-time Gagarin cup winner Olegs Znaroks (51) has signed a contract to become head coach of Russian National Ice Hockey team, and Znaroks long time assistant Harijs Vitolins will be joining him, meanwhile Vitolins will be leading Dynamo Moscow and Olegs Znaroks will be a unofficial assistant with the club. Olegs […] READ MORE


KHL Anti-Doping Team Ready to Return and Video Official Suspended

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The KHL has announced that the league’s anti-doping program has returned and will begin testing again.  The program was temporarily suspended due to the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA)’ s inavailability during the Sochi Olympics and Paralympic games. The KHL also announced that inspector Valentine Kozin has being suspended. According to the league, the KHL anti-doping […] READ MORE


Welcoming Three New Teams in KHL Expansion

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Next season the KHL will have three new teams added to their league as a part of their expansion plans: Toljati Lada, Helsinki Jokerit and a club from this years Olympic home – Sochi that has yet to be named. The latest rumours indicate that the Sochi team will be called the Dolphins. KHL President […] READ MORE


KHL Playoffs: First Round is Done!

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I’d like to make a shoutout to Elvis Kreismanis, who helped me to get this article to be done! Follow him on twitter – @ElvisK94 West Division The first round of the KHL playoffs was very exciting.  Dynamo Moscow, who have won the last two Gagarin Cups were facing Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, who barely made the […] READ MORE


KHL Clubs Agree to Increase KHL Legionnaires Limit

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Today in Russia’s capital, Moscow, the KHL held a meeting of team representatives. The main issue of the day was changing the rules on the KHL Legionnaires limit.  One main goal was to cancel any restrictions as next season the KHL will be welcoming three new clubs. A “legionnaire” is defined as a player who […] READ MORE




KHL Playoffs: Barys Astana vs Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg

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We’re into the second  day of the KHL playoffs. After entertaining Western Conference games in day one and with 2nd games being played today, its just about time that the Eastern Conference teams start their playoffs. Probably the most entertaining match-up of the first round in the east is going to be Barys of Astana […] READ MORE


KHL Playoffs Preview: It’s Time to Fight for the Gagarin Cup

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The stage is set for the sixth version of the Kontinetal Hockey League playoffs.  For many reasons, this season has been unequivocally different from the previous five, with the sixth being filled with surprises, unexpected teams making the play-offs, some of the all time leaders starting to show their age, all culminating in the fight […] READ MORE