Can the Russian hockey league challenge the NHL?

Vyacheslav Fetisov, Head of the Russian Federal Agency of Physical Culture and Sport

1958 - Born in Moscow
1974 - Joined the Central Red Army Sports Club (CSKA)
1975 - Plays first game for the USSR junior ice hockey team
1977 - Wins first junior world title
1978 - First world championship appearance with the Soviet national team
1978 - Drafted by the National Hockey League
1984 - Olympic gold, Sarajevo
1989 - Begins NHL career with the New Jersey Devils
1997 - Stanley Cup winner for two years running with the Red Wings
1999 - Becomes assistant coach with the New Jersey Devils
2000 - Wins third Stanley Cup
2001 - Included in the Hockey Hall of Fame
2002 - Head coach of the Russian Olympic hockey team at Salt Lake City
2002 - Person of the year award, Russia
2002 - Appointed Chairman of the Russian State Sports Committee

Russian hockey Super league has been reorganized for next season. The organizers claim that the new Hockey League will challenge the dominance of the NHL as the world's best league. How achievable are these and other goals which are facing Russian sports in the 2008 Olympic year? Vyacheslav Fetisov, Head of the Russian Federal Agency of Physical Culture and Sport is the guest in our studio today to guide us through the agenda of the Russian Olympic team.