Anna Kasterova, wife of ice hockey star Evgeni Malkin, has defended her husband after criticism over his decision to take dual Russian-American citizenship, claiming it does not mean he has turned his back on his motherland.
Akim Aliu has called former NHL star Steve Downie a "racist sociopath" and recounted the harrowing training ground assault when he was attacked in the face with a stick, adding that the sport is plagued by prejudice and bullying.
New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich opened up about a car crash he was involved in with teammate Igor Shesterkin in February, stressing the importance of wearing a seatbelt, which saved his life.
The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), which is widely regarded as the second most important ice hockey league after the NHL, has decided to prematurely end the 2019-2020 season due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Former Russian NHL goaltender and Stanley Cup winner Ilya Bryzgalov has shared his views on the US presidential race, stressing he will once again vote for Donald Trump, who he considers “the most adequate candidate.”