KHL’s Lokomotiv looking to making return back to the league a strong one
Keyword: khl, lokomotiv, revamping
The one year anniversary of one of the most horrible plane crashes that ultimately took out the entire roster for team Lokomotiv is right around the corner. It was a event that shocked not only the hockey world but the sporting world and left us with a memory we will never forget.
With beginning their slow come back and taking to the ice only 3 months after the incident team Lokomotiv is looking to compete this year and are taking all players into consideration. Joining the team will be NHL veteran Niklas Hagman who 770 NHL games under his belt since 2001, playing for the Florida Panthers, Dallas Stars, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames and most recently with the Anaheim Ducks.
Their season will get underway before we know it and even thought it will not be the team of old it will have the old feel as the new Team Lokomotiv will play with that same passion and finesse the organization once possessed. A tribute game will be played to honor the past team and it will feature some big time names and will be a game you do not want to miss.
Read the click below for the roster on who will play in the tribute game.
Swiss hockey team the Kloten Flyers are to hold a game in memory of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air crash victims. Stars such as Evgeni Malkin, Ilya Kovalchuk and Valery Kamensky are to take part in Memory Night, an event set for August 4 in the town of Kloten, just north of Zurich, the team said on its website Wednesday.
Reader Andreas Reiner writes in:
I could hardly believe it when I saw it but my favourite swiss Team, the Kloten Flyers (Loser to HC Davos in this years Finals) will play a friendly the beginning of this August against a Russian super army, containing of:
(OK, Chara and Ozolinsh aren’t exactly Russian)
It’s probably the first and last time I’ll see a group of such caliber playing on home ice! Not quite sure how the pulled that one off but it’s frickin awesome!