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Afanasyev Carries Karjala Cup Momentum Into The KHL Season

Last week, Yegor Afanasyev was celebrating a successful debut for Team Russia. The 19-year-old Predators prospect took his bow for the national team and potted a couple of goals in the Karjala Cup triumph. This week, the Tver native was at it again, making his first KHL appearance in his loan spell

Pavel Datsyuk Burning up the KHL plus 2020 NHL Draft Update

Even at the age of 42, Pavel Datsyuk is still sprinkling stardust over the league. Avtomobilist’s captain potted two goals and an assist in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over Traktor, placing him second on KHL’s scoreboard with 18 (5+13) points in 15 games this season. The only man ahead of him is also one

NHL Bob and KHL Bob

Avangard’s new recruit, Corban Knight, is enjoying something of a reunion in Balashikha as pre-season continues. Back in the day, the forward made his NHL debut in Calgary under Bob Hartley and now the two are working together once again in KHL. So, who better to tell us about the

Jari Kurri Talks About Restricted Crowds for Jokerit

Pre-season events are all part of preparations to start the 2020-2021 KHL season on September 2. Jokerit, whose ability to stage games will be governed by Finland’s restrictions in response to the covid-19 pandemic, has announced that it expects to play before a reduced audience at the Hartwall Arena during the first

Adam Liska and Brooks Macek Signed with the KHL

Avtomobilist has secured the services of German international forward Brooks Macek for two seasons. The Olympic silver medallist will continue in Yekaterinburg under head coach Bill Peters. His first season in KHL produced 47 (24+23) points in 66 games. Another import who will be back next season is young Slovak forward Adam

More KHL Signings – – Some Signing Through the Olympic Cycle

Dynamo Moscow secured two imports on two-year deals. Czech international Dmitrij Jaskin, who was particularly effective in tandem with Vadim Shipachyov this season, has agreed an extension, while Slovak defenseman Michal Cajkovsky is also coming back to Moscow. The Blue-and-Whites also secured the services of head coach Vladimir Krikunov for another

Admiral takes a break – – The KHL Has Lost a Team

Admiral Vladivostok announced that it will not be competing in KHL next season. The club will continue to operate its junior team and youth activities but is taking a one-year sabbatical from KHL. The decision follows the announcement that the local authorities in the Primorye region will divert funding from

Askarov Makes His KHL Debut

Yaroslav Askarov is hotly tipped as the next great Russian goaltending talent – and the 17-year-old lived up to his potential with a game-winning performance on his KHL debut for SKA. Only Ilya Sorokin has started a KHL game between the piping at a younger age, and that by just

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