Ruble crisis threatens Kontinental Hockey League

MOSCOW (AP) The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League saw itself as the oil-rich rival to the NHL, offering a tempting, if less prestigious, alternative to playing in North America. As the league planned to expand as far as Britain, the money on offer even attracted Russian stars like Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Radulov, who walked out on lucrative NHL deals to return home. Then...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC will air a documentary on Lokomotiv Yaroslavl this Saturday

"The darkest day in hockey history."  The voice of Liev Schriber is not describing some petty NHL owner-induced lockout, no painful body check to the head or even a career-ending injury. He is talking about the 2011 plane crash of Yak-Service Flight 9633, a plane carrying the entire Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team. Everyone on board the plane died, and an entire hockey team...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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