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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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Capitals Sign Sergei Shumakov To One-Year, Two-Way Entry-Level Contract Worth $925,000

Photo: TSN The Washington Capitals signed Sergei Shumakov to a one-year, entry-level contract worth $925,000, the team announced on Saturday morning. Shumakov was a free agent in the KHL. 

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Report: Capitals Connected To KHL Free Agent Sergei Shumakov

Photo: KHL It’s late August with training camp right around the corner, but it looks like the Washington Capitals aren’t finished trying to add to their roster. Earlier today KHL winger, Sergei Shumakov, terminated his contract with his KHL team, … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Ilya Samsonov Wins First Game of Playoffs for Metallurg Magnitogorsk

Photo: KHL On Sunday, Metallurg Magnitogorsk played HC Avtomobilist in Yekaterinburg in the first game of the first round of the KHL playoffs.  Among the returning Russian Olympians, star forward Sergei Mozyakin was back in his customary place on the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Wins Last Game of Regular Season for Metallurg Magnitogorsk

Photo: KHL Metallurg Magnitogorsk played Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk at home in their last regular season game for the 2017-18 KHL season on Thursday night.  This game would be a battle between two teams very close in the standings and would determine … Continue reading

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