Tag Archives: KHL

Stars Shine At KHL All-Star Skills Competition; Former Capitals Alexander Semin and Dmitrij Jaskin Participate

Yury Kuzmin/KHL The NHL is currently gearing up for the 2020 All-Star Game (featuring Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden, defenseman John Carlson, goaltender Braden Holtby, and right wing T.J. Oshie), which is set to take place this weekend (January 25-26) … Continue reading

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Dynamo Duo: A Look Back on Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom’s Time Together in the KHL

Artyom Korotayev/ITAR-TASS In the Capitals’ Friday night tilt on December 20, 2019, Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom will play in their 900th NHL regular season game together, all with Washington. In addition to the 900 regular season games and 123 playoff … Continue reading

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Devante Smith-Pelly Signs With Kunlun Red Star In KHL

The Kunlun Red Star officially announced today that they have signed a one-year contract with Devante Smith-Pelly. Smith-Pelly spent the last two seasons in Washington, with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 2018.

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Hershey Bears’ Casey Bailey: “I Wanted To Come Back Here And Find My Game Again.”

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Monday morning was the start of the Hershey Bears’ 2019-20 training camp at Giant Center. Forward Casey Bailey spoke to the media about his time at Penn State, the KHL, and his future in Chocolatetown.

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KHL Rolls Out New Advanced Data And Analytics System Ahead Of NHL

Graphics: KHL Every game of the 2019-2020 KHL season, which began on September 1, has featured the use of smart pucks and chips embedded in each of the players’ jerseys. The new sensors and telematics systems provide advanced data and analytics … Continue reading

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It’s About Time – Standardizing Rink Sizes in The KHL To Be More Consistent with NHL

In the United States and Canada, the standard size of a hockey rink is 200 feet by 85 feet or, as expressed in metric terms, 61 meters by 26 meters, with a corner radius of 28 feet or 8.5 meters.  … 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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Kunlun Red Star (KHL) Signs Dávid Bondra To Professional Tryout Contract

The Kunlun Red Star of the KHL signed David Bondra, son of Peter, to a professional tryout contract on July 18, heading into their 2019-20 training camp.

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Ilya Samsonov – First 24 Games in North America: Adaptation, Education and Sticking To The Script

Ilya Samsonov is finding his way in this brave, new world. The Capitals number one draft pick in 2015 (#22 overall) is beginning to adapt to life in the states and the North American “style” of hockey. This post focuses on … Continue reading

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Deeper Dive Into New Washington Capitals Signee: Sergei Shumakov

Whew. That was getting dicey. After the Washington Capitals were rumored to have landed coveted KHL winger, Sergei Shumakov, his agent came out and said that report was false. But after four nervous days the Capitals were finally able to … Continue reading

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