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Vyacheslav Bykov will remain head coach of Team Russia

Vyacheslav Bykov will remain head coach of Team Russia

Vyacheslav Bykov will remain head coach of Team Russia (Photo © Associated Press)

Today the Russian Hockey Federation announced that the team coaches Vyacheslav Bykov and Igor Zakharkin will continue working with the Russian National team.

“Their work with the team was found to be satisfactory,” said Vladislav Tretiak to Sovetskiy Sport. “Soon we will meet to discuss the details of the new contract.”

This season was very unsuccessful for Russia as it suffered two major losses: in the Olympics’ quarterfinal against Canada (3:7) and in the World Championship final against the Czech Republic (1:2).

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1 Comment

  • malkinfan

    terrible decision by the Federation… Failed in the Olympics, Failed in the World Championships, Failed in the KHL playoffs.

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