A watertight agreement exists with the National Hockey League that will free its players for the Sochi Games, says KHL board member, Valery Kamensky.
Russian ice hockey star Alex Ovechkin has pledged to take part in the 2014 Sochi Olympics even if the NHL doesn’t allow the players to participate in the event.
With the NHL lockout over, some of Russia's biggest hockey stars are to return overseas soon. But Malkin, Ovechkin, Kovalchuk and Datsyuk still produced key performances for their teams in the KHL this week.
CSKA Moscow topped SKA Saint Petersburg in KHL biggest game of the week, while Alex Ovechkin’s Dynamo slipped to second in the league following two defeats in a row.
Russian sports stars Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko have announced they are planning to tie the knot after a year of dating.
Star forward Evgeny Malkin stole the show this week in the KHL with his Metallurg Magnitogorsk side going top in the East.
Hockey stars, Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk, agree that the victory in the Chanel One Cup has been a great test for Team Russia ahead of the home Olympics in Sochi.
Star-studded Russia have maintained a perfect record at the home Euro Hockey Tour stage - the Channel One Cup - beating Finland 3-1.
Pavel Datsyuk bagged a hat-trick in Russia’s 6-0 thrashing of the Czech Republic at the Chanel One Cup in Moscow, with the win propelling the Red Machine to the top of Euro Hockey Tour standings.
The list of the 12 top players due to take part in KHL’s All-Star Game has been revealed and this year the opening lines look more like the world’s cream of the crop.
It’s been a dream start for Russia’s Dream Team at the home Euro Hockey Tour event as the Red Machine destroyed Sweden 5-1.
Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Malkin, Ilya Kovalchuk and their teammates have held a training session ahead of the Russian stage of the Euro Hockey Tour.