In a rather progressive move, the KHL has posted yesterday's playoff game between SKA St. Petersburg and Dynamo Moscow on YouTube in its entirety. The match was an exciting and controversial one as Dynamo won 5-4 in overtime after an SKA goal was disallowed midway through the extra frame. Moscow now leads the best-of-seven Gagarin Cup Conference Final series 1-0, with action set to resume tomorrow at 19:00 MSK, 11:00 EST.
Paul Romanuk is covering the IIHF's Challenge Cup of Asia in Dehradun, India, which is in India's first ice hockey rink just completed last year. Here's his post-game coverage from the United Arab Emirates/Thailand and Macau/India games. Kuwait, Malaysia, and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) are the other teams participating.
Former NHL goaltender and current Finnish national team Assistant Coach Pasi Nurminen was just one of many Finns who enjoyed a long night of celebrating the country's second ever World Championship victory. But his next morning tells the real story!
The old AK Bars Kazan line of Sergei Zinoviev, Alexei Morozov and Danis Zaripov shows why it has been so dominant in international competition in a 2nd round game against Denmark at the 2011 World Championships. Sergei Zinoviev scored a hat trick in the game.