The coaches of the senior Russian national team have picked the list of players for the upcoming Karjala Cup in the Euro Hockey Tour.
Seven SKA players have been included: Igor Shestyorkin (goalkeeper), Artyom Zub (defenseman), Andrei Kuzmenko, Alexei Byvaltsev, Alexander Barabanov, Alexander Dergachyov and Evgeny Ketov (all forwards). Goalkeeper Magnus Hellberg will compete with the Swedish national team.
Goalkeepers: Igor Shestyorkin (SKA Saint Petersburg), Ilya Sorokin (CSKA Moscow), Ilya Konovalov (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl).
Defensemen: Nikita Nesterov, Artyom Blazhievsky (both CSKA Moscow), Artyom Zub (SKA Saint Petersburg), Denis Barantsev (Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod), Nikita Tryamkin, Andrei Vasilevskiy (both Avtomobilist), Viktor Antipin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Alexander Elesin (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl), Andrei Pedan (Ak Bars Kazan).
Forwards: Mikhail Grigorenko, Kirill Kaprizov, Ivan Telegin, Maxim Shalunov (all CSKA Moscow), Andrei Loktionov (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl), Andrei Kuzmenko, Alexei Byvaltsev, Alexander Barabanov, Alexander Dergachyov, Evgeny Ketov (all SKA Saint Petersburg), Anatoly Golyshev (Avtomobilist), Denis Zernov, Ilya Mikheev (both Avangard Omsk), Alexander Kadeikin, Pyotr Khokhryakov (both Salavat Yulaev Ufa).