The legends of Russian hockey team played a charity match in Norilsk


Photo: Marina Peshkova

In Norilsk, a charity match with teams from legends of Russian hockey and the city teams Night hockey League (NHL). About it the correspondent “»

The meeting was held in the Palace of sports “Arctic” and gathered a full house in the stands was attended by 2000 fans. The match ended with the victory of the “legends of hockey” with the score 13:3.

In the “legends of hockey” went out on the ice are Olympic Champions and winners of the world Championships of different years: Alexander Yakushev, Alexey Kasatonov, Pavel Bure, Sergei Fedorov, Vladimir Myshkin, Valery Kamensky, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Fund for the development of hockey “Night hockey League” President “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin.

Potanin, who made 2 goals and 6 assists, has shared his impressions of the event: “the Emotions that give rise to this kind of matches, stimulate people to exercise, not even necessarily hockey. Sport, struggle, enthusiasm — this, I think, encourages people to play sports, lead an active lifestyle”.

Thanks to the charity match were collected 2.75 million rubles. The entire amount will go to the development of children’s sports in the region.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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