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Kuznetsov: “If we had won, it would have been unfair”

Kuznetsov: “If we had won, it would have been unfair”

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Kuznetsov: "If we had won, it would have been unfair" (Photo © Francois Laplante) After the 1-0 defeat to Sweden in the 2012 WJC Gold Medal Game, Evgeny Kuznetsov shared his thoughts about the game with the popular news agency RIA Novosti. "In the first two periods we had a total of four shots on net. This speaks loud. If we won, it would have been unfair. Makarov was great, he saved the game for us, he stopped everything. So, destiny decided otherwise. So the Silver medal is good? Maybe it's good for you. It hurts, but life goes on. Nothing terrible, we have to know how to lose as well. We will make it through. This will temper our character." Kuznetsov went on talking about MVP honors: "Being the Most Valuable Player is always pleasant, but it hurts as I didn't get the Medal I wanted." ...
Jaromir Jagr: “I’ve never seen a fight like this before”

Jaromir Jagr: “I’ve never seen a fight like this before”

KHL News and Interviews
Jaromir Jagr: "I've never seen a fight like this before" (Photo © khl.ru) Jaromir Jagr, playing for Avangard Omsk of the KHL, spoke about the yesterday's massive brawl in the game against Vityaz Chekhov. The game was canceled because there was not enough players to continue the match as the lion's share of them got game misconducts. Jagr himself fought against Darcy Verot. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation of this Jagr interview to Sovsport.ru. Jagr: "I've never seen anything like this before. I have never even heard of such situations. And of course it never happened in the NHL when I was playing there. It just couldn't happen. Why not? Jagr: "The rules. If players fight during the warm-up or jump from the bench to the ice during a fight they can get suspend...
Martin Gerber hospitalized with a serious neck injury

Martin Gerber hospitalized with a serious neck injury

KHL News and Interviews
Martin Gerber hospitalized with a serious neck injury (Photo © khl.ru) Swiss goalie Martin Gerber, who past summer left the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL to play for Atlant Mytischi of the KHL, was hospitalized after suffering a serious neck injury in a game against Vityaz Chekhov on December 13. According to Russian site lifesports.ru during the second period a Vityaz forward ran into Gerber. As a result Gerber ended up lying on the ice. After being tested by the team's doctors Gerber was put on a wheel stretcher and taken off the ice. He was sent to a Podolsk municipal hospital where he was diagnosed with a compression fracture of the third cervical vertebra. "The injury is very serious, Martin can forget about hockey for the next 6 months," said one of the hospital's doctors, ...