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Burmistrov to join Russian National Team ahead of IIHF World Hockey Championship

by Staff Writer / Winnipeg Jets

Via the Russian Ice Hockey Federation...

These following NHL players will join up with the Russian national team on the 17th of April:

Goaltenders: Sergei Bobrovsky, Semyon Varlamov.

Defensemen: Alexei Emelin.

Forwards: Sergei Kalinin, Nail Yakupov, Viktor Tikhonov, Sergei Plotnikov, Alexander Burmistrov.

They will all arrive in Novogorsk on the 17th to train with the team.

The Russian national team coaches again stress that all players currently at the training camp have equal chances to make the final World Championship roster. Only the coaches will decide who gets picked.

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