Sadly, on August 11, a tragedy occurred for the entire ice hockey family.
As a consequence of a tragic accident which happened in a SKA-2008 team training session, young ice hockey player Vsevolod Malkov passed away. During a training exercise, the puck struck the player in the chest in the region of the heart following a shot. The team doctor immediately attended to the player and called the emergency services, which performed all resuscitation measures. Initially, they managed to get his heart beating again, but the boy couldn't be saved.
SKA Hockey Club extends its deepest condolences to Vsevolod's parents, loved ones and friends. The club will provide all necessary assistance to the family of the deceased and will conduct an internal investigation into the circumstances of the incident.