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Washington Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev Participates In 2021 Sochi Open

Photo: Russian Hockey While August may be a relatively dead month for hockey in North America, hockey is already gearing up in Russia with Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) preseason games, and tournaments, such as the Hlinka-Gretzky Tournament (for Under-18 players) … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk And Avangard Win KHL’s Gagarin Cup

Photos: KHL/Avangard Former Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk is a champion once again, as his current team in the KHL, HC Avangard Omsk, became the 2021 Gagarin Cup Champions on Wednesday. (The Gagarin Cup is the KHL’s equivalent to the … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Forward Ilya Kovalchuk Scores His First Goal Since Returning to the KHL

KHL Ilya Kovalchuk, who last played in the NHL with the Washington Capitals and departed for the Kontinental Hockey League on Christmas Day, scored a goal in his debut on December 30 for Avangard Omsk, the KHL team with which … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Possibly Headed To Russia Without NHL Opportunity; Updates On Former Capitals Jaskin, Galiev

NHL Over the the course of his nearly 16-season NHL career, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin has been joined by a number of notable fellow countrymen from Russia in the  Capitals’ lineup. In recent days, news on three of those players … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Participates In Opening of New Branch of Avangard Hockey Academy

Photo: Kuzmin Yuri On August 15, before a pre-season exhibition game between Avangard Omsk and Moscow Dynamo of the Kontinental Hockey League, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, fresh off a trip to China, participated in a ceremonial puck drop before the … Continue reading

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