On Wednesday, the hockey Museum in Moscow hosted a presentation of the national team of Russia on hockey on a home world Cup, the Federation of hockey of Russia(FHR).
In press conference took part the President of the Russian hockey Federation Vladislav Tretyak, main coach of Russia Oleg Znarok, as well as players of the national team.
At the presentation were represented by 28 players from the expanded list, among whom were forwards of the NHL Pavel Datsyuk and Artemiy Panarin, as well as playing in the KHL Sergei mozyakin and Alexander Radulov.
According to the coach of the national team Oleg Znarka, the final application of the 11 forwards, 7 defensemen and two goalies will be created only on may 6. Four seats, the coaching staff still keeps vacant.
The Radulov has not yet been possible to say with confidence that he will play in the opening match of the tournament.
The coach also found it difficult to name the captain of the team, which it will select players by secret ballot.
Goalkeepers: Igor Shestyorkin, Ilya Sorokin, Sergei Bobrovsky; defenders Denis Denisov, Viktor Antipin Alexey Beregazzo, Nikita Zaitsev, Vyacheslav Voynov, Alexei Marchenko, Maxim Chudinov, Alex Emelin, Anton Belov; forwards – Ivan Telegin, Sergei mozyakin, Sergei Andronov, Pavel Datsyuk, Daniel Apalkov, Sergei Plotnikov, Roman Lyubimov, Artemiy Panarin, Egor Averin, Stepan Sannikov, Sergey Kalinin, Alexander Radulov, Sergei Shirokov, Evgeny dadonov, Alexander Burmistrov, Vadim Shipachev.
The ice hockey world championship 2016 will be held from 6 to 22 may in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The first home match of the tournament Russian team will play against the Czechs on Friday.
In the capital “VTB the ice Palace” there will be meetings of the group And with the participation of national teams of Russia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Latvia, Norway, Denmark and Kazakhstan. The group B matches, involving national teams of Canada, Finland, USA, Slovakia, Belarus, France, Germany and Hungary will be held in St. Petersburg, SK “Anniversary”.