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SKA forward Pavel Datsyuk was pleased to see that the coaches did not call him to the national team of Russia on hockey Cup of Karjala. Words athlete leads “R-Sport”.
“Poorly played their first match, did not help the team. Now will pause, we will hold, we can say that a small pre-season. Sergei Andronov (forward of CSKA and Russian national team — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) was upset that he wasn’t called to the national team? And I was glad that it did not cause. Just kidding, I was glad that I gave it. Preparing for the Cup of the First channel,” said Datsyuk.
The Karjala Cup — stage eurohockey, he will be held in Finland from 8th to 11th November. The tournament is traditionally attended by four teams: Russia, Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic.
Datsyuk is the captain of the SKA. At the Olympic games in 2018, he was also the captain of team Russia and team went on to win the gold medal.
Video, photo All from Russia.