2018 KHL All Star Super Skills

2018 KHL All Star Super Skills –  The KHL held its annual All Star Skills competition and although it has the same vibe as it’s North American counterpart there are still some distinct difference. Instead of the accuracy comp with the shooter discs in the net…they take shots at what looks like a Biathlon target range. […]

Zubarev Dishes Out Nasty Hit

Zubarev Dishes Out Nasty Hit – SKA St. Petersburg  defencemen Andrei Zubarev lines up and hammers Metallurg’s Oscar Osala with a brutal head shot that sent him to the bench bloodied and bruised. It was a collision of two big boys as Zubarev is 6’1″ and a solid 225 lbs and Osala stands at 6’4″ […]

Jack Skille Has Some Skill!

Jack Skille Has Some Skill! – Former Vancouver Canuck Jack Skille scores a highlight goal in his debut with his new Russian team. The former Chicago draft pick fired a back-hander on the short side that goes top shelf under the crossbar.  The 30-year old opted to leave the NHL and signed a contract in the […]

Greg Scott Turnbuckles Pyanov

Greg Scott Turnbuckles Pyanov – CKSA’s Greg Scott lays out a brilliantly timed hit on Avangard forward Val Pyanov that takes him hard into the edge of the glass. But if you watch the video closely, first Pyanov gets bent in half on the boards than hits the edge of the glass with his face (so […]

Andrei Zubarev’s Big Shift

Andrei Zubarev’s Big Shift – The KHL is in the middle of the Gagarin Cup finals (Our Stanley Cup Finals) between CKA and Metallurg. In game four of the series and late in the game CKA defenceman tosses out a massive hip check then skates up the ice and rifles a knuckleball at the net…not only […]

Dadonov Undresses Lee For Highlight GWG

Dadonov Undresses Lee For Highlight GWG – This year’s Gagarin Cup Final promises goals, action and controversy … and game one of the series delivered in style. A high-scoring, hard-fought clash between two evenly-matched rivals eventually ended in SKA’s favor, but only after each team saw a player ejected from the game in a true battle […]

Plotnikov Scores Coast-To-Coast Goal

Plotnikov Scores Coast-To-Coast Goal – Another highlight from the KHL playoffs and also from the same game this time instead of an awesome stick save…it’s a coast-to-coast like butter and toast goal! Former Penguin/Coyote Sergei Plotnikov; who now plays forward for SKA St. Petersburg; shows he has some moves as he skates thru Lokomotiv to score this […]

Mikko Koskinen’s Sick Stick Save

Mikko Koskinen’s Sick Stick Save – During a KHL playoff game between SKA – St. Petersburg, former New York Islanders draft pick Mikko Koskinen makes an insane stick save to rob Lokomotiv’s Denis Mosalyov. Mosaltyov had an entire net to look at and even he is in complete disbelief that Koskinen made the save. What […]

Peter Skudra’s Intense Timeout

Peter Skudra’s Intense Timeout – Well there is one thing you can say about Torpedo Nizhy-Novgorod Coach Peter Skudra…He’s intense! In the final minutes of a KHL playoff game, Skudra calls a timeout…not sure if he used some colourful language but the look says everything…Skudra is not in his ‘happy place’.  the 43-year-old might be up for […]

Zakharchuk’s Dirty Hit Injures Lazarev

Zakharchuk’s Dirty Hit Injures Lazarev – Not sure what’s in the water tonight but there have been a number of huge hits in the KHL tonight. However unlike this one by ‘Bad Vlad’ Denisov…Ak Bars defenceman Stepan Zakharchuk dishes out an ugly hit on Anton Lazarev in the corner. Zakharchuk leaves his skates and jumps […]