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KHL Player Receives Lifetime Ban for On-Ice Attacks: Video

After an on-ice attack that left one player laying on the ice unconscious, the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) announced Barys Astana defenseman Damir Ryspayev was banned from the league for life on Thursday. KHL has imposed a lifetime ban on Barys Astana defenseman Damir Ryspaev: https://t.co/Co5S430AFz pic.twitter.com/IpeT6DEgZn — KHL_English (@khl_eng) August 18, 2016 The...
Via The Hockey Writers
August 19, 2016

KHL’s Ryspayev given lifetime ban after attacks on opposition in pre-season game

The KHL has handed a lifetime ban to Barys Astana’s Damir Ryspayev after the 21-year-old attacked three players during an absurd pre-season brawl against Red Star Kunlun. Ryspayev’s monumental suspension comes after the league reviewed the incident, which involved him suckerpunching Red Star center Tomas Marcinko — a punch that saw Marcinko stretchered off the ice — and then...
Via The Hockey News
August 19, 2016

KHL Player May Face Criminal Charges For On-Ice Attack: Report

At what points does fighting during a Kontinental Hockey League game rise to the level of criminal conduct punishable off the ice? Barys Astana defenseman Damir Ryspayev may learn the answer. On Monday, a KHL preseason game between Barys Astana and HC Kunlun Red Star ended just three minutes into the first period after a brawl between the two clubs. The melee began when Ryspayev...
Via The Hockey Writers
August 11, 2016

Report: KHL player possibly facing criminal charges for attacks during pre-season game

KHL forward Damir Ryspayev became infamous throughout the hockey world Monday for his actions which led to the cancellation of a pre-season game between Barys Astana and Red Star Kunlun. But Ryspayev may have bigger issues beyond the suspension he’s facing for attacking several Red Star players. According to several reports, Kunlun GM Vladimir Krechin has taken the matter to police...
Via The Hockey News
August 10, 2016

Watch KHL goon suckerpunch three opponents, attack opposing bench in wild scene

Damir Ryspayev has played 23 career games in the KHL. Over that time, Ryspayev has yet to find the score sheet for anything other than heading to the penalty box, and the ridiculousness of Ryspayev’s playing style marred a pre-season tilt between Barys Astana and Red Star Kunlun on Monday. The 21-year-old Ryspayev, who has racked up nearly 200 penalty minutes over his short professional...
Via The Hockey News
August 08, 2016

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