Two-time Olympic champion Alexander Kozhevnikov criticized the former coach of the Russian national team, Vyacheslav Bykov, who criticized the Russian hockey officials. Kozhevnikov quotes Russia-Hockey.
“Sitting in Switzerland, he criticizes politicians who allegedly entered the sport with dirty hands, who for two years took the Eurotour from Russian hockey, and especially from the December tournament in Moscow. If there is no solidarity with Russian hockey only in interviews, then I recommend that Arkadievich’s son, the Swiss national team Andrey Bykov, skip the December stage, ”said the author.
Recall that the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) decided to exclude Russian hockey players from participation in international tournaments even in a neutral state, and took from Russia the right to host the home youth world championship in 2023.
Previously reportedHe said that the general manager of the Russian national hockey team, Ilya Kovalchuk, is leaving his post.