Caught on cocaine hockey player blacksmiths reacted to the disqualification
Striker club of the National hockey League (NHL) «Washington» Evgeny Kuznetsov said that the IIHF is taking sanctions in your address and regrets the current situation. The corresponding statement Kuznetsova is provided on the website of «Washington».
«The IIHF has informed me that my doping sample was found a prohibited substance and I’m suspended for four years from international competitions. I decided to take this punishment. I was always proud to play for Russia, and it is hard for me to realize that I can’t play for the national team for four years,» said hockey player.
On Friday, the IIHF announced that the Russian hockey player was suspended for four years for violating anti-doping rules. On the world hockey championship in 2019, he passed the test, which was cocaine. Later, the hockey player refused autopsy samples «B» and was suspended from participation in competitions under the auspices of the IIHF till 12 Jun 2023.