We present a summary of the main events in the world of hockey for July 12, 2023.
The General Prosecutor’s Office of Kazakhstan demanded a thorough audit of “Barys”
The Office of the Prosecutor General and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan have considered a petition from fans demanding the resignation of Barys’ coaching staff and management, reports Shaiba.kz. The Attorney General’s Office demanded that the Home Office carry out a thorough and complete check on Barys and provide him with the results.
Law enforcement agencies will verify the facts of mass violation of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan on citizenship, when naturalized legionnaires were issued Kazakh passports and did not withdraw their previous citizenship, grossly violating the country’s constitution . Last season, all hockey players with dual nationality left the Kazakhstan national team.
In addition, a meeting of representatives of the public movement with one of the Deputy Prime Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan has been scheduled, at which all the issues raised in the petition will be considered.
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The IIHF reported that they are monitoring the situation with the transition of Fedotov to CSKA
The International Ice Hockey Federation is monitoring the situation regarding the transfer of goalkeeper Ivan Fedotov to CSKA to ensure that the parties comply with the transfer rules.
“The IIHF is monitoring the situation to ensure that all parties involved comply with the transfer rules, at this stage we will no longer comment on this situation,” TASS quoted the IIHF representative as saying.
Recall that in May 2022, Fedotov signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for the 2022/2023 season. However, in the summer the goalkeeper was arrested and sent to military service. As a result, Fedotov missed last season, and his agreement with the “pilots”, as reported on the official website of the club, was automatically extended to the next championship.
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Dynamo Moscow traded striker Kodola for Dynamo Minsk
In exchange for monetary compensation, the sports rights of Dynamo Moscow striker Vladislav Kodola are sent to Dynamo Minsk. According to the press service of the Moscow club, on April 30, the player was made a qualifying offer, which Kodola did not accept.
Kodola is a native of Gomel and graduated from a team from the same city. He began his adult hockey career at Almaz and then moved to North America, where he played in the Ontario Hockey League from 2013 to 2015. The Belarusian striker then played solo in the Cherepovets Club system, where he played 239 games for Severstal, he scored 95 (37 + 58) points with a utility indicator of +4 and 60 penalty minutes.
As part of the Moscow “Dynamo”, Kodola played 56 games in which he scored 21 (6 + 15) points with a utility indicator of “-3”.
“I myself am surprised.” Vladislav Kodola commented on the amazing statistics of the season.
Sergey Gimaev explained the threats he received by phone
Former KHL club defender Sergey Gimaev said that the threats against him and his mother over the phone were the work of scammers who tried to trick him into paying them money.
“They were phone scammers. Something common these days. They called me, they started threatening me, they tried to scam me out of money. I just blocked them. Then they started calling my mom. She, like a person from the old school, informed the district policeman, who drew up a protocol. I immediately said: “Mom, these are charlatans, just block them.” Of course, this story caused a resonance, many called me, thank you for your support. I hope this experience will help someone, do not fall for such a phone scam, ”Gimaev said in an interview with Match TV.
German goalie Thomas Greiss retires after 14 NHL seasons
German goaltender Thomas Greiss retired from the NHL after 14 seasons.
“There were some considerations about continuing the game, but the bottom line is that I considered several proposals that I really didn’t like. As a result, I have made the decision to retire and look forward to doing something new with my life.
From a sporting point of view, I did better with the islanders. But every place I’ve been to has something good for me. It was great living in Phoenix, or my first NHL game with the San Jose Sharks was special. California is a great vacation spot and there is a lot to do here. In Detroit, I went back to the guys I used to play with in San Jose. There was something good on every team,” Greiss said.
During his NHL career, the 37-year-old goaltender played for the San Jose Sharks, Detroit Red Wings, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Phoenix Coyotes. In the NHL, Thomas played 368 games in which he earned 162 wins with a 91.1% save percentage and a 2.77 safety factor.