Russian head coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov looks on as he replaced goalkeeper Semyon Varlamov with Sergei Bobrovski during the Olympic quarter-final game against Finland. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
MOSCOW – Russia will enter the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk with a new national coach. Zinetula Bilyaletdinov leaves his post.
Macau has won the first ever Challenge Cup of Asia Division I trophy.
With just a handful of registered players and one single ice rink, Macau would have been hard-pressed to make a big splash in the first-ever IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia Division I tournament. But that is exactly what happened.