SKA St.Petersburg: Gagarin Cup Champions

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The SKA St.Petersburg are the 2014/2015 season Gagarin Cup Champions. The SKA team has finally accomplished what they tried to for seven seasons, and it looks like the lucky seven is what brought them the luck needed to capture the prize. The team has been desperate, having talent come and go, from now NHL star Vladimir […] READ MORE


SKA Complete Historic Playoff Comeback

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With the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL doing it last year, SKA St. Petersburg have now written their name in the history books. A 3-2 win over CSKA Moscow completed a full four-game comeback to win the series. They became the first KHL team to come back from a 3-0 deficit and win the […] READ MORE


SKA vs. CSKA – Who Will Advance to the Finals?

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The Army Series have turned into a war! Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Radulov are two of the best players currently in Europe and now their teams are facing off in the KHL’s conference finals, with AkBars waiting for their opponent in the finals. SKA vs. CSKA – Who Will Advance to the Finals? The series started with SKA struggling […] READ MORE



Evgeni Dadonov: SKA’s Unsung hero, unsung no more

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With Artemy Panarin sitting as the leading scorer coming off his breakout year, big captain Ilya Kovalchuk being the centre of attention, Vadim Shipachyov sitting as the third highest centre for points and constant goaltender controversies, and a dog fight for top of the league with CSKA Moscow, a little star seems under everything. And […] READ MORE


SKA Vice-president Denies Rumors on Kovalchuk Return

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A new rumor did surface surrounding Ilya Kovalchuk, current captain of SKA St. Petersburg. Although he’s well-known for his rather explosive retirement from the New Jersey Devils during the summer of 2013, he is now, or so rumors would have us believe, considering a return to the NHL. The rumor comes from Finnish magazine Iltalehti, […] READ MORE


Kovalchuk Rumoured to Have Interest in a Return to the NHL

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While “Ovhechkin-watch” flies around the media, a new rumour has surfaced surrounding Ilya Kovalchuck, current captain of SKA St. Petersburg. Although he’s well-known for his rather explosive retirement from the New Jersey Devils during the summer of 2013, he is now, or so rumours would have us believe, considering a return to the NHL. The rumour comes from […] READ MORE


Your Goalie Was Not the Problem – KHL Goaltender Trades

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The KHL goaltender market is always tumultuous, with a ceaseless revolving market. But this year especially, three trades were pinned as the determining factor of whether a team struggled or held their heads above water. While a goaltender might not make or break his team, there have been trades that have greatly shape how we see the […] READ MORE


Yezhov or Koskinen: SKA’s Starting Goalie for The Playoffs

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It’s a commonly known joke that SKA love their goalie controversies, and heading into the playoffs they’re faced with the tough decision of who to start between the pipes, Mikko Koskinen, Ilya Yezhov, or a combination of the two. Vyacheslav Bykov and his staff have an unusual solution to their goaltending conundrum whereby each netminder […] READ MORE