Russia will boast a whole bunch of star NHLers at the home stage of the Euro Hockey Tour to be held next week in Moscow. On Thursday, the team’s head coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov announced his preliminary choice for the tournament.
Alex Ovechkin and his team Dynamo Moscow remain on top of the the KHL, while their main rivals SKA Saint Petersburg are struggling to find their winning ways and have been pushed from the second spot by Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.
It’s been two months since the lockout hit the NHL with Russia’s brightest stars now shining in the KHL. RT caught up with star forward Alex Ovechkin to find out what the move back home meant to him both on and off the ice.