Rus News Journal

Hockey players SKA uncover sticks

Next Wednesday there are holiday hockey players SKA. Soldiers begin preparation for a new season.

From July, 11 till July, 14th players will pass physical examination then will go on the first training gathering to the Czech city of Hectare ́ vlichkuv - Ford.

To Czechia head coach Milosh Rzhiga took 33 players. Including and not acting in last season for SKA the defenders Yury Aleksandrova, Kevin Dallmena, Maxim Chudinova, Alexey Petrov, the attacking Anton Burdasova and Anton Tikhomirov.     three hockey players of club of Youth hockey league « are invited also; SKA - 1946 ».

According to one of trainers SKA of Andrey Potajchuka,   it was originally planned that on the first gathering will go not so many hockey players -   twelve defenders, twelve attacking and two goalkeepers.

- But   we have signed some recruits, and   we want to look at them in business. It is necessary, that they have started to join collective, - Potajchuk has told.

Except gathering in Czechia, the preparation plan includes tournaments « the Cup of the president of Republic Kazakhstan » which will pass from August, 9 till August, 14th in Astana, and « the Cup of Donbass » - from August, 27th till September, 1st in Donetsk. Throughout several weeks soldiers will train in Petersburg and Leningrad region.

To championship KHL which Petersburgers will begin on September, 6th a house match with « Avant-guard » time suffices. Probably, in a line-up still there will be any changes. The problem for a season is not declared yet, but it is easy to assume that, according to a club management, SKA should reach, at least, the ending   Gagarin`s Cup.