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KHL » Video: Salavat’s Goalie Vitaly Kolesnik Assaulted By A Fan During A Game

KHL » Video: Salavat’s Goalie Vitaly Kolesnik Assaulted By A Fan During A Game

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During the first period of the KHL playoff game between Avtomobilist Ekaterinburg and Salavat Yulaev Ufa, a drunk fan broke in the guests' bench and swung a stick on Vitaly Kolesnik's head. The goalie left the arena bleeding and has been sent to Ekaterinburg's hospital, where a concussion has been diagnosed. Igor Zakharkin declared to Sport-Express that "this was the most terrible match in my life. At first we didn't understand, then we seen that a fan climbed over the glasses and with a stick hit Vitaly [Kolesnik]'s head. Only a miracle saved him. I don't want to think if that person would hit him in the temple. This was a shock for everyone in the arena." Salavat Yulaev asked the league to suspend Ekaterinburg Arena for one match and consequently to play in front of no crowd as a m...