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Metsola stops 62 shots, sets KHL record

Salavat Yulaev Ufa took the win on Tuesday against Avangard Omsk 3:2 on home ice after an incredible performance from their starting goaltender Juha Metsola. The 29-year-old Finnish goalie racked up 62 saves on the night, which set a record…

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KHL goes UK?

A few weeks ago, during the KHL All-Star weekend, President of the KHL – Dmitry Chernyshenko – spoke up and revealed that there are applications on his desk for new KHL teams across the Europe and Asia. He highlighted Sweden,…

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VIDEO: Ville Leino still couldn’t score

A game in Riga took an unusual twist the other night. Dinamo Riga was leading 3-1 against Salavat Yulaev, when a female fan got into a mood on the stands. Guess who lost. Check out what happened: And no, Ville…

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Moses: Proud of the goals, but credit goes to team

With 36 goals already in the bag, Steve Moses of Jokerit HC is the KHL’s leading scorer and record-breaker. Mislav Jantoljak of Grocery Twigs caught up to him after the morning skate ahead of Medveščak’s last game against Jokerit last Sunday for…

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The Red Army wins the Russian champion title after 26 years

With a 5:2 win over Medvescak Zagreb the CSKA Moscow have won their first two titles this season. The Continental Cup champion title is awarded to the best team of the KHL league in the regular season, while the title…

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Russians on the shore: Kovalchuk & Co. went for a plunge

Don’t worry, it’s not the Putin’s troops marching into Europe, but rather the hockey players of the Russian superpower SKA St. Petersburg went for a short recess and “team building”. Between two games they have to play in Zagreb, a…

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LIVE: Sochi vs Magnitogorsk

Live tweets from the game between newcomers to the league HC Sochi and reigning champions Metallurg Magnitogorsk helmed by Mike Keenan himself! Tweets by @LocksTheFox

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From East to West, KHL Preview Part 4 of 4 – Bobrov Division

Arguably the KHL’s most fascinating division, the Bobrov swapped out the defunct Lev Praha for KHL newcomers Jokerit Helsinki, while swapping CSKA Moscow and Atlant Mytischi with the Tarasov. The result is what could very well be a 6 team…

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From East to West, KHL Preview Part 3 of 4: Tarasov Division

No KHL division saw a bigger shakeup than the Tarasov. Only three teams in the division this year were in it last year, with one team folding and one taking a sabbatical. The result is a fascinating division that could…

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From East to the West, KHL Preview Part Two

Today we look at the Kharlamov Division of the Kontinental Hockey League. This division saw one change due to realignment. Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, who finished third in the division last season, was moved to the Tarasov Division, replaced by the returned…