All-Star Game. Deron Quint to appear for Team East
Due to collective agreement’s signing
between NHL and NHLPA the players that participated in KHL season during the
NHL lockout and in the meantime still had contractual obligations with any of
the NHL teams are to return to their respective clubs.
Therefore, some of the players that have been voted to participate in the All-Star Weekend will be unable to do this. These players will be replaced by KHL players that comprised the so-called KHL reserve lost. Considering everything aforementioned, here’s how both teams’ line-ups will look like:
Goaltenders:Vasily Koshechkin (Severstal), Rastislav Stana (CSKA);
Defensemen:Aleksandr Ryazantsev (Severstal), Kevin Dallman (SKA), Ondrej Nemec (Lev), Ilya Gorokhov (Dynamo Moscow), Staffan Kronwall (Lokomotiv), Dmitry Kalinin (SKA);
Forwards:Ilya Kovalchuk (SKA), Aleksandr Radulov (CSKA), Tim Stapleton (Dinamo Minsk), Nikolay Zherdev (Atlant), Aleksandr Korolyuk (Vityaz), Sergey Shirokov (CSKA), Denis Kokarev (Dynamo Moscow), Sergey Plotnikov (Lokomotiv), Mikhail Varnakov (Torpedo).
Goaltenders:Michael Garnett (Traktor), Konstantin Barulin (Ak Bars);
Defensemen:Ilya Nikulin (Ak Bars), Anton Belov (Avangard), Yevgeny Medvedev (Ak Bars), Renat Mamashev (Neftekhimik), Viktor Antipin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Deron Quint (Traktor);
Forwards:Yevgeny Kuznetsov (Traktor), Sergey Mozyakin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Jori Lehterä (Sibir), Jakub Petruzalek (Amur), Tomas Zaborsky, Aleksandr Perezhogin (both – Avangard), Aleksey Morozov (Ak Bars), Dmitry Kagarlitskiy (Metallurg Novokuznetsk), Igor Skorokhodov (Yugra).