The threats to the judge, the return of Markov and the record of the SKA. The results of the week in the KHL
Fail of the week: SKA
Like last week, for the last seven days they have lost all appointments. The total number of failures has reached a five — never in the history of the KHL SKA has not lost so many matches in a row. But to an absolute club-record Petrograd until far in the 2000-01 season, the team lost 20 games in a row.
The head coach of SKA Alexey Kudashov believes that the problems of the team lie in the field of psychology. With the physical condition of the players, according to him, all is well.
SKA, along with CSKA, is the richest clubs in the KHL. His payroll is 1.75 billion rubles.
Team of the week: «Kunlun»
After the «Kunlun» sank to the bottom of the table Eastern conference, the team won three in a row at home over the «Sochi» (3:2) and away over the «Avant-garde» (3:0) and «Vityaz» (4:2). The Chinese team is one point from the zone playoffs.
Transitions of the week: Markov, of Paajarvi-Svensson, Smith-Pelly
One of the most famous Russian defenders of the 40-year-old Andrei Markov finally found work which was in the spring, when the contract did not renew «AK bars».
The agreement before the end of the season the world champion of 2008 suggested that «the locomotive» — the first screening, and then fully. The citizens have difficulties with the game and, as a consequence, a set of points. The club has sacked coach Craig mctavish and sent back to the position of sports Director acting head coach Aleksandra Ardasheva. Now go change in the composition.
He was terminated the contract with the canadian forward Ty Retty. Instead, the position of the legionary was closed by the Swede Magnus Paajarvi-a Svensson, who last season played 80 games in the NHL for the «Ottawa senators». The contract is calculated on two seasons.
«Kunlun» is also signed one-year deal with former partner Alexander Ovechkin on the Washington capitals Devante Smith-Pelly. 27-year-old striker has won the Stanley Cup. Last season he played for the «Washington» 54 games.
Creative of the week: UFC fighter at Severstal
23-year-old UFC fighter Arman Tsarukyan, the member 16 fights, in which he scored 14 wins, held a training session with Severstal, a few days later joined the coaching staff of the Cherepovets team. It takes specialist training.
Tsarukyan played hockey in Khabarovsk, but not in the local «Cupid» switched to martial arts.
Scandal of the week: the threat to the judge
During a match «the Cupid — «Dynamo» (1:5) head coach of the Khabarovsk team Alexander Gulyavtsev threatened referee Viktor Gasilova to burn his car in Perm. These words came in a television broadcast. And Gulyavtsev, and the referee hails from that city.
After the game, Gulyavtsev said that was a joke, and the relationship with Vasilevym called beautiful. The KHL has fined coach 300 thousand rubles.
Event of the week: poker Daniil Tarasov
In the same match with «Cupid» striker «Dynamo» Daniil Tarasov scored four goals. Before this game, the 28-year-old hockey player this season, there was not a single goal. All four times he struck the gate of «Cupid» after transmission Vadim Sipacheva and Dmitry Yashkin.
Tarasov became the first Dynamo player who made the poker, with 1984 of the year. Then, with four goals scored the current head coach of «Admiral» Sergei Svetlov.
Hero of the week: Vasily Koshechkin
Metalurh failed the start of the season, gradually rising in the standings. The team scored four consecutive wins in three matches without conceding any goals, what is the great merit of the main goalkeeper Vasily Koshechkin.
Last week, metallurg and Koshechkina at the gate won «AK Bars» (1:0 in a series of penalty shots) and «Motorist» (3:0), and also conceded «Siberia» (2:3 in overtime). KHL recognized as the best goalkeeper of the week.