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Alexander Avtsin scores his first goal in KHL

Alexander Avtsin scores his first goal in KHL

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Alexander Avtsin scores his first goal in KHL (Photo © championat.ru) Dynamo Moscow forward Alexander Avtsin, drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, scored his first KHL goal. On December 11, 2009, Avtsin scored his team's fourth goal in a game against Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. Dynamo won 4:0. "I think it was my best game in Dynamo jersey. I scored a goal, our line got some points too. We will work even harder. Now I feel great not only because I scored but also because the whole team played great," said Avtsin to a Russian site Championat.ru after the game. Below is the video of Avtsin's first KHL goal.
KHL » Dynamo Moscow players used metro to get to game in time

KHL » Dynamo Moscow players used metro to get to game in time

KHL News and Interviews
Dynamo Moscow players used metro to get to game in time (Photo © khl.ru) Dynamo Moscow players had to use Moscow underground to reach the Luzhniki arena in time for a game against Ak Bars Kazan. Most of Dynamo players were driving to the game in a club's bus but due to a traffic jam they had to leave the bus and use metro. Only the players who used their cars got to the arena beforehand and skated in the pre-game warm-up. They players who used metro joined their partners in the locker room after the warm-up. "All of our players are in the locker room right now, preparing for the game," said Dynamo coach Igor Zhilinskiy to Gazeta.ru minutes before the game. The game start wasn't delayed. "As usual, we left our base for the game 3 hours before the starting whistle. Normally it would take us...
KHL » Igor Makarov traded to Dynamo Moscow for Oleg Saprykin

KHL » Igor Makarov traded to Dynamo Moscow for Oleg Saprykin

KHL News and Interviews
Igor Makarov traded to Dynamo Moscow for Oleg Saprykin (Photo © fhr.ru) After being a healthy scratch in the last few games with Dynamo Moscow, former Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Ottawa Senators and CSKA Moscow player Oleg Saprykin has been traded to SKA St. Petersburg for hot prospect Igor Makarov. Makarov was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round of the 2006 NHL Draft as 33rd overall pick. The quick winger participied to the Hawks' training camp a couple of seasons ago, but decided to get back to Russia after he failed securing a roster spot within the main team and apparently refusing to play in the AHL. This year Makarov's role has diminished a bit because of SKA's depth and thus he scored only three goals in twenty-five matches. Saprykin's season has been disappo...