Photo: Federation Of Hockey Of Russia
Staff of Russian national team on hockey has named the squad for the world Championships in Bratislava. The list of players is on the site of Federation of hockey of Russia.
In the application for the moment were 27 people.
Goalkeepers: Andrey Vasilevsky, Alexander Georgiev, Ilya Sorokin.
Defence: Artem Tooth, Dinar Hafizullah, Vladislav Gavrikov, Dmitry Orlov, Nikita Zaytsev, Artem Blazhievskii, Alexander Elesin, Bogdan Kiselevich, Nikita Nesterov, Mikhail Sergachev.
Forwards: Ivan Telegin, Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin, Sergei Andronov, Artem Anisimov, Sergei Plotnikov, Mikhail Grigorenko, Evgeny Dadonov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Kirill Whims, Nikita Kucherov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Alexander Barabanov, Nikita Gusev.
Upon arrival at Bratislava, the coaching staff will announce the names of 25 players that will be in the final application.
On 30 April it was reported that the captain of Russian national team on tournament will be forward Ilya Kovalchuk. His assistants were Evgeni Malkin, Alexander Ovechkin and Sergei Plotnikov (SKA).
The world championship will be held in Bratislava and košice from 10 to 26 may. Russian national team on group tournament will meet with the teams of Sweden, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Norway, Latvia, Austria and Italy.
Video, photo All from Russia.