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The line-ups have been confirmed for the two teams of hockey legends, captained by Helmuts Balderis and Vyacheslav Fetisov, who will do battle on the 20th of January next year, the eve of KHL All-Star Game.
Among the Russian legends joining Fetisov in his team will be such stars of the past as Alexei Kasatanov, Valery Kamensky, Vladimir Malakhov and Alexei Gusarov, and following Balderis out onto the ice will be Latvian legends Oleg Znarok, Viktors Ignatjevs, Normunds Sejejs, Aleksandrs Kercs and many more. You can see the full rosters for the Legends Game on the official website of the Kontinental Hockey League All-Star Game 2012, at khlallstar.ru.
Coaching the legends will be Edgars Rozenbergs with Vladimir Yurzinov (Latvia) and Viktor Tikhonov with Alexander Yakushev (Russia)
The brigade of officials in charge of the Legends Game is no less illustrious: the referees will be none other than the heads of the KHL Refereeing and Competitions Department, Alexander Polyakov and Sergei Kozlov, while the linesmen will be Eduard Odins, the best referee of the 2010-11 KHL season, and Pavel Makarov, head of the operational control division of the KHL Competitions Department.