Players of the Russian Olympic team are continuing to prepare for the World Championship. These following players have been selected for two Euro Hockey Challenge matches against Switzerland:
Goalkeepers: Ilya Sorokin, Andrei Kareev, Emil Garipov;
Defensemen: Bogdan Kiselevich, Vladislav Gavrikov, Zakhar Arzamastsev, Igor Ozhiganov, Mikhail Naumenkov, Andrei Mironov, Maxim Chudinov, Ivan Provorov, Ilya Lyubushkin;
Forwards: Sergei Shumakov, Maxim Shalunov, Stepan Sannikov, Maxim Mamin, Andrei Svetlakov, Valery Nichushkin, Ivan Telegin, Roman Lyubimov, Sergei Andronov, Anton Burdasov, Anatoly Golyshev, Vladimir Tkachyov, Vladislav Namestnikov.
These other players will train in Novogorsk:
Goalkeepers: Andrei Vasilevskiy;
Defensemen: Artyom Blazhievskiy, Yaroslav Dyblenko;
Forwards: Yegor Korshkov, Pavel Kraskovsky, Kirill Kaprizov.
Oleg Bratash and Igor Nikitin will coach the team. The matches will take place on April 21st at 21:15 Moscow time and on April 22nd at 18:45 Moscow time.
Russian Ice Hockey Federation