The senior Russian national team coaches have called up these following players for World Championship preparations:
Goalkeepers: Andrei Vasilevskiy (Tampa Bay Lightning), Igor Shestyorkin (SKA Saint Petersburg).
Defensemen: Alexei Bereglazov, Viktor Antipin (both Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Anton Belov, Artyom Zub, Anton Belov (all SKA Saint Petersburg).
Forwards: Sergei Plotnikov, Evgeny Dadonov, Vadim Shipachyov, Nikita Gusev (all SKA Saint Petersburg), Sergei Mozyakin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Nikita Kucherov (Tampa Bay Lightning).
Please note that a number of players from the Russian Olympic (B) team will join the senior roster. Also, defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (Toronto Maple Leafs) and forwards Artemiy Panarin (Chicago Blackhawks) and Alexander Radulov (Montreal Canadiens) have received a call-up.