Coaching staff of Russian national team on hockey has announced the lineup for the upcoming First channel Cup. In particular, the list included hockey players Petersburg SKA Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk.
Hockey players of the St. Petersburg SKA Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk joined the team at the second stage of the Eurotour — Cup of the First channel. This was reported on the website of the Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR).
Fully a part of our team as follows:
Goalkeepers: Vasily Koshechkin («the Metallurgist» Mg), Ilya Sorokin (CSKA), Igor Shesterkin (SKA).
Defenders: Anton Belov, Vyacheslav Voynov, Vladislav Gavrikov, Dinar Hafizullah, Yegor Yakovlev (all – SKA), Bogdan Kiselevich, Nikita Nesterov, Alexei Marchenko (all – CSKA), Ilya Lyubushkin («locomotive»).
Forwards: Ilya Kovalchuk, Pavel Datsyuk, Sergei Kalinin, Nikita Gusev, Vadim Shipachyov, Ilya Kablukov, Evgeny Ketov, Sergei Plotnikov, Sergei Shirokov (all – SKA), Cyril Whims, Valeri Nichushkin, Ivan Telegin, Sergei Andronov, Maxim Shalunov, Mikhail Grigorenko (CSKA).
First channel Cup will be held from 13 to 17 December on the Moscow arena «Park of Legends». Team Russia December 14, will play against Sweden, December 16 — with Canada and 17 December — with Finland.