Russia announce final squad for Karjala Cup
Russian national team’s staff has named the 23 players called up for the first stage of the Euro Hockey Tour, the Karjala Cup, according to the official site of the Russian Hockey Federation.
Goaltenders: Konstantin Barulin (Atlant Mytishchi), Mikhail Biryukov (Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk).
Defenceman: Ilya Nikulin, Konstantin Korneyev (both – Ak Bars Kazan), Maxim Chudinov (Severstal Cherepovets), Nikolay Belov (Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk), Ivan Vishnevsky (Atlant Mytishchi), Denis Denisov (SKA St. Petersburg), Yevgeny Biryukov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Yakov Rylov (CSKA Moscow).
Forwards: Vladimir Tarasenko (Sibir Novosibirsk), Alexander Radulov (Salavat Yulaev Ufa), Igor Musatov (Atlant Mytishchi), Sergey Shirokov, Ilya Zubov (CSKA Moscow), Yevgeny Kuznetsov (Traktor Chelyabinsk), Alexander Perezhogin (Avangard Omsk), Vadim Shipachyov (Severstal Cherepovets), Denis Kokarev (Dynamo Moscow), Alexey Tereshchenko, Kirill Petrov, Yevgeny Bodrov (Ak Bars Kazan), Igor Makarov (SKA St. Petersburg).
This team will hold a two-day training camp in Novogorsk, Moscow Oblast, on November 7 or 8 and will then leave for Finland.