Goalkeeper Samonov debut for the Russian national team in the match against the Czech Republic
Coaching staff of Russian national team on hockey has announced the squad for the final match of the Karjala Cup against the Czech Republic. List of players who will be on the ice in this game was published on the official website of the team on Twitter.
In the gate the Russian team in the game against the Czechs will take the goalkeeper SKA Alexander Samonov. For 24-year-old hockey player this match will be the debut in the national team.
In previous games of the Karjala Cup against Finland (3:4) and Sweden (5:4 B) against the national team of Russia defended the goalkeeper Ivan Bocharov («Dynamo») and Igor Bobkov («vanguard»).
The game against the Czech Republic will miss the striker for the Russian team Damir Jafarov. The player will not be on the ice due to injuries received in a collision with an opponent in the game against the Swedes.
The national teams of Russia and Czech Republic will play each other on Sunday, November 10. The match will take place in Helsinki will start at 14:30 GMT.