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KHL » Team Jagr triumph in the KHL All-Star Game

KHL » Team Jagr triumph in the KHL All-Star Game

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Team Jagr triumph in the KHL All-Star Game (Photo © khlallstar.ru) Team Jagr won the KHL All-Star game in Minsk with a 11-8 score, repeating last year's victory in the Red Square. The match was played in front of more than 15,000 spectators, including Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier. Sergei Zubov, Andrei Mezin and Alexei Yashin have been named Team Yashin's players of the game, while for Team Jagr the honors went to Karri Ramo, Marcel Hossa and Ville Peltonen. Team Yashin - Team Jagr - 8:11 (1:4, 5:3, 2:4) 1:0 - Zaripov (Babchuk), 02:05 1:1 - Hossa (Strbak), 07:32 1:2 - Thoresen (Kukkonen, Peltonen), 11:59 1:3 - Hudler (Jagr, Weinhandl), 13:32 1:4 - Weinhandl (Jagr, Hudler), 14:52 2:4 - Yashin, 21:00 2:5 - Hudler (Weinhandl), 26:14 2:6 - Strbak (Jagr), 31:15 3:6 - Fedorov (Radulov), 31:59 ...
All-Star Game rosters released

All-Star Game rosters released

KHL News and Interviews
All-Star Game rosters released (Photo © khlallstar.ru) The complete KHL All-Star Game rosters have been released today. The event will be held in Minsk, Belarus, on January 30th. This is how the rosters look like: Team Yashin (Russian stars) Goalkeepers: Georgy Gelashvili (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl); Andrei Mezin (Dynamo Minsk) Defenders: Sergei Zubov (SKA St. Petersburg); Ilya Nikulin (Ak Bars Kazan); Dmitriy Kalinin (Salavat Yulaev Ufa); Anton Babchuk (Avangard Omsk); Konstantin Korneev (CSKA Moscow); Vitaly Atyushov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) Forwards: Alexei Yashin (SKA St. Petersburg); Alexander Radulov (Salavat Yulaev Ufa); Alexei Morozov (Ak Bars Kazan); Danis Zaripov (Ak Bars Kazan); Sergei Fedorov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk); Sergei Mozyakin (Atlant Mytischi); Alexei Tereschenko (Ak Bars Ka...
Kovalev, Frolov, Zubov and Kulemin added to Olympics squad

Kovalev, Frolov, Zubov and Kulemin added to Olympics squad

Russian National Hockey Team News
Kovalev, Frolov, Zubov and Kulemin added to Olympics squad (Photo © vancouver2010.com) Alexei Kovalev, Alexander Frolov, Sergei Zubov and Nikolai Kulemin are going to the Olympic Games in Vancouver as substitutes for the Russian team. It is not officially announced yet but according to Russian site infox.ru Kovalev, Frolov, Zubov and Kulemin have received the Olympics equipment as well as other players from the official Team Russia roster. It means they are going to the Olympics in the status of substitute players. Overall Russia will have 9 substitute players, three from the NHL and six from the KHL. The list of Russian Olympics substitute players NHL 1. Alexei Kovalev, Ottawa Senators 2. Alexander Frolov, Los Angeles Kings 3. Nikolai Kulemin, Toronto Maple Leafs KH...
Zubov, Esche, Saprykin, Dallman in massive brawl, goalie fights defenceman

Zubov, Esche, Saprykin, Dallman in massive brawl, goalie fights defenceman

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Zubov, Esche, Saprykin, Dallman in massive brawl, goalie fights defenceman (Photo © khl.ru) Former NHL players Sergei Zubov, Robert Esche, Oleg Saprykin and Kevin Dallman took part in a massive brawl in a Sunday game between KHL's Barys Astana and SKA St. Petersburg. The game flared up in the end of the 3rd period when SKA scored a powerplay goal to make the score 5-1 to their advantage. The fans didn't get a chance to witness a goalie fight but instead they saw a goalie-defenceman fight, as Barys keeper Alexei Kuznetsov faced defenceman Alexei Petrov of SKA. Update To watch the famous Avangard-Vityaz 691PIMs fight go here: KHL game cancelled after bench-clearing fight, teams get 691 PIM
Sergei Zubov: “SKA could defeat any NHL team”

Sergei Zubov: “SKA could defeat any NHL team”

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Sergei Zubov: "SKA could defeat any NHL team" (Photo © Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) In the interview posted on KHL official site, SKA St. Petersburg's Sergei Zubov talks about the differences between the NHL and the KHL, gives his opinion on personal awards and compares veterans' and youngsters' contribution to a team's success. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation of the interview. Judging by last month's stats, your needed period of adaptation to Russia is complete. You can say that, I guess. I've spent the first two months to adapt to new hockey and new size rink. I've tried to understand the style of my team and of the opponents. Because of this I couldn't perform up to my possibilities. Now I am rather accustomed and thus I play well. My team helped me a lot – in the last fe...
KHL » Sergei Zubov: “NHL and KHL are almost the same”

KHL » Sergei Zubov: “NHL and KHL are almost the same”

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Sergei Zubov: "NHL and KHL are almost the same" (Photo © khl.ru) Former NHL defenceman Sergei Zubov, currently playing for SKA St. Petersburgh of the KHL, answered to fans' questions on Russian site sportbox.ru. He talked about his moving from Dallas to St. Petersburg, differences between NHL and KHL, what would his dream team look like and his chances to play on the Olympics in Vancouver. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation of the most interesting questions and answers. - You returned to Russia after living in America for so many years. Do you see any changes here? - Not many. Of course such cities as Moscow or St. Petersburg have improved a lot. But that's just superficial changes, a lot remains the same. - Why did you move from the Dallas Stars to SKA? - My contract with Dal...