SKA goalkeeper Alexander Samonov, defensemen Viktor Antipin, Igor Ozhiganov and Dinar Khafizullin and forwards Andrei Kuzmenko, Anton Burdasov, Kirill Marchenko, Ivan Morozov, Emil Galimov, Artyom Shvets-Rogovoi, Vladislav Kamenev, Evgeny Timkin and Vasily Podkolzin have all been summoned to the senior Russian national team for two Euro Hockey Challenge matches against Belarus.
The two games will take place at the VTB Arena in Moscow on the 23rd (18:00 local time and 24th (14:00 local time) of April.
Here is the full squad:
Goalkeepers: Ivan Bocharov (Dynamo Moscow), Alexander Samonov (SKA), Ivan Fedotov (Traktor).
Defensemen: Viktor Antipin, Igor Ozhiganov, Dinar Khafizullin (all SKA), Yury Pautov, Daniil Pylenkov (both Vityaz), Andrei Sergeev (Dynamo Moscow), Alexei Marchenko, Rushan Rafikov (both Lokomotiv), Yegor Yakovlev, Grigory Dronov (both Metallurg Magnitogorsk).
Forwards: Andrei Kuzmenko, Anton Burdasov, Kirill Marchenko, Ivan Morozov, Emil Galimov, Artyom Shvets-Rogovoi, Vladislav Kamenev, Evgeny Timkin, Vasily Podkolzin (all SKA), Zakhar Bardakov, Danila Moiseev (both Vityaz), Vadim Shipachyov (Dynamo Moscow), Pavel Kraskovsky, Nikolai Kovalenko, Yegor Korshkov, Georgy Ivanov (all Lokomotiv).
General manager: Roman Rotenberg.
Head coach: Valeri Bragin.
Coaches: Alexander Titov, Alexei Babintsev.
Goalkeeping coach: Rashit Davydov.
Player development coach: Daniel Bochner.
Methodist coach: Lars Johansson.
Physical training coaches: Alexander Troshin, Yury Zhdanov, Artyom Nekhoroshikh.