Category: KHL

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Mathieu Garon Calls It a Career At 36 Years Old

36 year old goaltender Mathieu Garon has announced his retirement after spending the past season with Omsk of the KHL. Garon, originally a second round draft pick of the Montreal Canadiens back in 1996, posted a career record of 144-131-3-28 over 341 NHL games. During the span of 13 seasons, Garon spent time with Montreal, Los Angeles, Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Columbus […]

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Ilya Kovalchuk To Miss 2014 World Championships

Ilya Kovalchuk To Miss 2014 World Championships

The Russian roster at the 2014 World Championships may have taken it’s biggest hit possible: Ilya Kovalchuk will not be available after requiring knee surgery following an injury at the 2014 Olympics. Kovalchuk was injured in Sochi in Team Russia’s final group game against Slovakia and damaged it further in a game against Norway shortly after. According to Dmitry Chesnokov, the Russian […]

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KHL adds three expansion teams

KHL adds three expansion teams

After months of speculation and predictions as to where the Kontinental Hockey League will expand to, league president and CEO Alexander Medvedev has announced the expansion of three news clubs in Sochi, Tolyatti, and Helsinki. “We can speak about the entry of the Sochi club, Lada and Jokerit as a fact,” Medvedev told R-Sport. The Bolshoy Ice Dome, a site […]

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Rastislav Stana Signed By HC Kosice For Remainder Of Season

Just weeks after not getting selected as the third Slovakian goaltender for the Olympics, HC Kosice has snagged goaltender Rastislav Stana for the remainder of the season. Staňa was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, 193rd overall in the 7th round. After being drafted, he began playing in the Western Hockey League for the Moose […]

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Krys Kolanos Signs With Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod

Former NHL prospect Krys Kolanos has signed with KHL club Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod for the remainder of the season. Kolanos was selected in the first round, 19th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes. He would go on to play parts of two seasons with the club, finding limited success, before signing with the Edmonton Oilers […]

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Geneve-Servette Wins 2013 Spengler Cup

When the 2013 edition of the Spengler Cup began after Christmas, the Davos faithful were very sure their club would make it to the finals and get revenge on Canada for the win last year. But that wasn’t the case, as both teams were eliminated in extremely exciting semi-final games on Monday. As a result, CSKA Moscow, a Russian team […]

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Radulov Scores Two, Adds SO Goal As Moscow Eliminates Davos

HC Davos and CSKA Moscow took to the ice for the first semi-final contest of the day, much to the pleasure of the huge Davos crowd support in attendance today. The home team was lucky enough to not have to play yesterday as their win against Canada on Saturday gave the team an automatic bye to the semi’s, while Moscow […]

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CSKA Moscow Score Three Unanswered Goals To Defeat Vitkovice

HC Vitkovice and CSKA Moscow took to the ice for the first of two quarter-finals on Sunday. Vitkovice didn’t have an easy road to the QF’s, finishing with two losses and no points prior to the game today, while Vitkovice finished with a win and an overtime loss. Based off performance from the tournament so far, CSKA may have looked […]

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