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Kirill Petrov invited to Islanders’ rookie camp

Kirill Petrov invited to Islanders’ rookie camp

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Kirill Petrov invited to Islanders' rookie camp (Photo © Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) Kirill Petrov of Ak Bars Kazan was invited to New York Islanders' rookie camp. The 20 years old player will most likely leave the KHL this summer and will report to North America, according to Petrov's agent Vyacheslav Makhrensky. Petrov was U20 team Russia's top scorer at the latest WJC. He's got little chances with Ak Bars this year and he has been demoted down to Kazan's affiliates in the Russian First League, Neftyanik Almetievsk. In the KHL he played only eight regular season games, without getting any point.
Kirill Petrov: “I will finish the season in Russia, come to America next year”

Kirill Petrov: “I will finish the season in Russia, come to America next year”

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Kirill Petrov: "I will finish the season in Russia, come to America next year" (Photo © Jana Chytilova/NHLI) Kirill Petrov is likely to join the New York Islanders of the NHL at the end of this season. His KHL team, Ak Bars Kazan, isn't giving him ice time as he was demoted down to the Russian High League. "I wasn’t getting ice time and I was going to leave for the second half of the season," Petrov said through a translator to The Hockey News. "But management told me after the World (Junior) Championship I will get ice time. I will finish the season in Russia and maybe come to North America next year." Kirill Petrov was a big part of this year's WJC Team Russia. In the six games of the tournament he scored four points an six assists. He also got the C on the chest after head coach Vladim...
Russians finish sixth at the WJC

Russians finish sixth at the WJC

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Russians finish sixth at the WJC (Photo © Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) Losing 4-3 against team Finland in the fifth place deciding game, Plyuschev's team Russia got their second straight defeat and finished the World Junior Championships at a very disappointing sixth place, the worst result since 2001. This year's team Russia performed badly throughout the whole tournament, and the match against Finland was no different. Ramis Sadikov started between the pipes, with Igor Bobkov being iced after twenty-sixth minutes. The first period counted three goals: Maxim Trunev opened the score, while Teemu Eronen made it 1-1 with the man advantage at the sixteenth. All the four Finn goals will be scored while on the powerplay. With only twenty-three seconds to play, Alexander Burmistrov scored the...
Prospects » Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals

Prospects » Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals

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Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals (Photo © fhr.ru) After finishing the group stage with nine points in four games, Team Russia earned the second seed of the B Group and thus is going to face in the World Junior Championships quarterfinals the third seed of the A group, team Switzerland, who managed to skate past Slovakia 4-1 despite being without their top two defensemen, Luca Sbisa and Roman Josi. The game is scheduled for Saturday, January 2nd at 4 PM local time. In the last two group stage games Team Russia faced Team Sweden and Team Czech Republic. The match against Tre Kronor wasn't good for Plyuschev's guys, as they were down 2-0 already after the first period. During the second period Team Russia tried to react and scored a goal with Kirill Petrov, but it wasn't ...
Prospects » WJC Final roster released

Prospects » WJC Final roster released

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WJC Final roster released (Photo © fhr.ru) On December 25th, Russian national junior team head coach Vladimir Plyuschev named the final roster for the World Junior Championships. He took some drastic decisions as he decided not to call goalkeeper Alexander Pechursky, defenseman Kirill Yuriev, forwards Mikhail Fisenko and Dmitry Kugryshev. This is how the final roster looks like: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, AHL, 1990 Dmitry Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitry Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, 1990 Nikita Zaitsev, Sibir Novosibirsk, 1991 Nikita Pivtsakin, Avangard Omsk, 1991 Alexander Tarasov, HC MVD, 1990 Forwards ...
Prospects » Team Russia WJC roster released

Prospects » Team Russia WJC roster released

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Team Russia WJC roster released (Photo © Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) The roster for the World Junior Championships has been released today by head coach Vladimir Plyuschev and Russian Hockey Federation. Just as usual it looks like that the team's strongest area will be the offensive front, with many high quality forwards. The defense looks a bit thin and there isn't a clear starting goaltender. The team's leader will be Nikita Filatov. This is how the roster appears to be: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1991 Alexander Pechursky, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1990 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Defensemen Dmitri Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitri Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, 1990 Nikita Zaitsev, Sibir N...
Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released

Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released

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Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released (Photo © Shaun Best/Reuters) Today coach Vladimir Plyuschev released the extended list of the players called for the WJC. Nikita Filatov is there, as well as Evgeny Grachev, who recently has been ruled out by the Rangers. isn't part of the roster. The team will start the training camp in Novogorsk on December 7th and will go on until December 18th. This is how the roster appears to be: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1992 Alexander Zalivin, Dinamo Moscow, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Alexei Trifonov, Lada Togliatti, 1990 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 1990 Dmitri Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitri Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, ...