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Interview With Iron Mike Keenan

Iron Mike Keenan is one of the most popular hockey coaches in the world. In Europe, his popularity increased thanks to his Gagarin Cup triumph, 20 years after winning the […]

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Alexander Burmistrov Could Return to the NHL in 2015-16

For some Winnipeg Jets fans it may come as a shock. For others, it’s news they’ve been expecting, but not hoping for. Regardless, it is the most interesting story of […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments · KHL, Winnipeg Jets
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Interview With Kings Prospect Nikolai Prokhorkin

Nikolai Prokhorkin had a busy summer as he first announced to have been signed by the Los Angeles Kings to an entry-level deal, then he instead signed a new one-year […]

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Interview With Canucks Prospect Nikita Tryamkin

After being overlooked for a couple of drafts, earlier this June Nikita Tryamkin was eventually drafted in the NHL, by the Vancouver Canucks. In this translated interview, originally appearing on […]

Interview with the Writers of “This is Russia: Life in the KHL”

Interview with the Writers of “This is Russia: Life in the KHL”

This is Russia: Life in the KHL – Doctors, bazas and millions of air miles by Bernd Bruckler with Risto Pakarinen (December 6, 2013, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. ISBN 9781494379285) After reviewing […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Books, KHL
Russia to Launch New Women’s Hockey League

Russia to Launch New Women’s Hockey League

Things are changing fast in Russia, just 6 years after the creation of the KHL another big change is coming soon to shake things up for the Mother Land. The […]

Why Konstantin Barulin Might Never Become a Blue

Why Konstantin Barulin Might Never Become a Blue

Barulin: a name Blues fans are forgiven for forgetting After a year where the St. Louis Blues gambled and lost on bringing in prime-of-his-career goaltender Ryan Miller at considerable cost, and […]

by · June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · KHL, St Louis Blues
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The Ukrainian HC Donbass Faces Severest of Difficulties

Ice hockey club Donbass from the Eastern Ukrainian city of Donets’k is into big trouble this year. Its Druzhba (English: Friendship) arena has been plundered and damaged by the separatist […]

Ivan Barbashev is a 2-way, Russian forward [photo: David Chan]

Ivan Barbashev: The KHL Debate

The KHL debate is one of the most heated topics of discussion surrounding Russian skaters leading up to the NHL draft – especially over the past couple seasons. This year, […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · KHL, NHL Entry Draft
Book Review – This Is Russia: Life In The KHL

Book Review – This Is Russia: Life In The KHL

This is Russia: Life in the KHL – Doctors, bazas and millions of air miles by Bernd Bruckler with Risto Pakarinen (December 6, 2013, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. ISBN 9781494379285) Austrian […]

by · June 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Books, KHL
Sergey Mozyakin and Danis Zaripov hold Gagarin Cup

Metallurg Magnitogorsk Wins Gagarin Cup in Super-Intense Series

Game 7 could be nothing else but decisive in the Gagarin Cup finals. The 30th April 2014 will be remembered by Metallurg and its home city Magnitogorsk as one of […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · KHL
Metallurg and Lev have a real battle in their KHL final series in 2014 (metallurg.ru)

Intrigue Prevails in Metallurg vs Lev Series of Gagarin Cup Finals

After initial loss at home against Lev (Prague) Metallurg (Magnitogorsk) sweepingly won in the second game. Metallurg’s victory with the 4:1 score showed that the team from the Urals could […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 0 comments · KHL