First glimpse of KHL in Great Britain: Medvescak Zagreb's Thomas Larkin (white) is sandwiched by Cardiff player-coach Andrew Lord (left) and David Brine during one of the two exhibition games. Photo: Andy Potts
CARDIFF, Great Britain – Reports earlier this summer suggested that the KHL’s next expansion franchise might go to London – potentially launching the Russia-based league into the English-speaking world for the first time.
There’s still a long way to go before the likes of CSKA Moscow or...
Metallurg Magnitogorsk forward Sergei Mozyakin (right) is followed by CSKA Moscow’s Ivan Telegin. The two teams will meet again on Monday after last spring’s Gagarin Cup final. Photo: Alexander Ovcharov / RIA Novosti
The puck drops on the start of the ninth KHL season when last year’s champion Metallurg Magnitogorsk starts its defence of the title against runner-up CSKA Moscow on Monday....