Situated near Moscow “the Chemist” and “Dynamo” will play in “the Russian classics” of the KHL
Outdoor ice rink in the “Park of Legends”
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MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Match of “Russian classics” the Higher hockey League (VHL), which is traditionally held under the open sky, will be held on Saturday in Moscow. On the outdoor rink in the “Park of Legends” will play Voskresensky “the Chemist” and Balashikha “Dinamo”, beginning at 12:00 GMT.
This year “Russian classics” dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Russian hockey. The previous four games and collected a very impressive audience, and victory is invariably guests:
17 Feb 2013. Krasnoyarsk, 16 100 spectators.
“Falcon” (Krasnoyarsk) – “The Locomotive” (Yaroslavl) – 2:3;
19 Jan 2014. Chelyabinsk, 9200 spectators.
“Chelmet” (Chelyabinsk) – “Lada” (Tolyatti) – 2:5;
14 February 2015. Nizhny Tagil, 8350 spectators.
“The Companion” (Nizhni Tagil) – “Southern Ural” (Orsk) – 0:4;
7 Feb 2016. Tver, 6350 viewers.
THK (Tver) – “the storm” (Voronezh) – 1:2 (OT ).
The most memorable was the “Russian classics” in Tver. In addition to the match of the KHL, during which the coach of the “Buran” Alexander Titov in protest against the refereeing took the team off the ice, under the open sky played CSKA Sergey Fedorov and Alexander Radulov against the team of pupils of the Tver hockey headed by Ilya Kovalchuk. The game was played in heavy snowfall.
Was a memorable “chips” in the other matches. So, in Nizhny Tagil, the guests met a T-34 tank.
The main star of “Russian classics” – the defender Michael Turlaev who won three games in a row (in the “Lada”, “South Ural” and “Buran”). In last meeting he scored twice, scoring the second goal in overtime.
“Dinamo” will play in the shape, created based on sketches the 1940-50s, for “Chemist” produced sweaters, stylized form of the season 1988/89. Then the team from Voskresensk has achieved the highest achievements in its history, becoming the silver medalist of the USSR, and it was composed of many well-known players – Dmitry Kvartalnov, Valery Bragin, Roman Oksyuta, the lion Berdichevsky, Vyacheslav Kozlov and others. “Put on a sweater and plunge into the atmosphere of those times. For me as a native voskresene a sample sweaters especially roads, still the best achievement of the club in the history”, – shared his impressions with the press service of the KHL the defender of “Chemist” Dmitry Mukhin.
For each match of “Russian classics”, a special logo. This year it presents the elements of the emblem of the KHL, Soviet engineering and the coat of arms of Moscow. One of the main elements of the logo is the bullfinch, a traditional symbol of winter. In addition to the tournament three points, the teams will compete for the samovar with engraved logo of “Russian classics”.
“Chemist” is the farm-club Moscow “Spartak”. Composed of voskresyntsi a lot of players to have won the Kharlamov Cup in the 2013-14 season with the youth team red – white Yegor Yudov, Ilya Pavlyukov, Dmitry Vorobiev, Vyacheslav Ipatov Kirill Ablaev. “Chemist” is the 23rd place out of 26 in the standings of the KHL.
Balashikha team acts as the farm club of the Moscow “Dynamo”. Fans of the blue and white who have a season pass or a ticket to the game of the Continental hockey League (KHL) against “Lada” will be free to attend the match in the “Park of Legends”. They occupy the seventh place in the KHL table.
Before the match and during the game on the territory of “Park of legends” will work free a field kitchen with hot drinks. Outdoor ice rink in the “Park of Legends” holds up to 2300 people, the cost of tickets – from 100 to 200 rubles.