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Evgeny Grachev: “The Rangers confirmed I’m out of the WJC”

Evgeny Grachev: “The Rangers confirmed I’m out of the WJC”

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Evgeny Grachev: "The Rangers confirmed I'm out of the WJC" (Photo © Russianprospects.com) In this exclusive RussianHockeyFans.com interview, New York Rangers' prospect, 19 years old Evgeny Grachev confirms that he won't go to the WJC, talks about his AHL experience and hints that he isn't going to follow Nikita Filatov's route and bolt back to the KHL. Hello Evgeny. Recently the Russian Hockey Federation site has published news that the Rangers ruled you out of the WJC. Has anyone from the club talked to you about this decision? Has the RHF approached you either? I've seen this information on the internet and I've asked my agent to learn if they really weren't releasing me. And the New York Rangers confirmed that they wouldn't release me. And no one from the RHF tried to get in touch with...
Prospects » Rangers won’t let Evgeny Grachev go to WJC

Prospects » Rangers won’t let Evgeny Grachev go to WJC

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Rangers won't let Evgeny Grachev go to WJC (Photo © Getty Images) The New York Rangers refuse to allow Evgeny Grachev, currently playing for their AHL team Hartford Wolf Pack, to participate in the upcoming World Junior Championship in Saskatoon, says the official Russian Hockey Federation site. Yesterday the Rangers sent a fax to RHF where they say that Grachev can't go the WJC because he is expected to play in official games during the time the championship will take place. Russian Hockey Federation plans to appeal to the IIHF for explanation.