The Kontinental Hockey League has approved the final rosters for Team Ozolins and Team Fedorov for the fourth KHL All-Star Game to be played in Riga on January 21st.
TEAM OZOLINS (WEST)
Goalies: Konstantin Barulin, Vitaly Koval.
Defense: Sandis Ozolins (captain), Jere Karalahti, Maxim Chudinov, Dmitry Kalinin, Janne Niskala, Kirill Koltsov, Karel Pilar.
Offense: Mikelis Redlihs, Vadim Shipachyov, Jeff Platt, Sergei Shirokov, Mikhail Anisin, Toni Martensson, Nikolai Zherdev, Martins Karsums, Vyacheslav Kozlov.
Coaches: Milos Riha, Oleg Znarok.
TEAM FEDOROV (EAST)
Goalies: Mikhail Biryukov, Michael Garnett.
Defense: Ilya Nikulin, Mikko Maenpaa, Alexander Ryazantsev, Kevin Dallman, Vitaly Proshkin, Evgeny Medvedev.
Offense: Sergei Fedorov (captain), Evgeny Kuznetsov, Alexei Kalyuzhny, Jakub Petruzalek, Alexander Radulov, Vladimir Tarasenko, Roman Cervenka, Sergei Mozyakin, Brandon Bochenski, Alexander Frolov.
Coaches: Valery Belousov, Hannu Jortikka.
Mikhail Anisin and Vladimir Tarasenko will represent Vityaz and Sibir respectively, since they were playing for these teams while the vote was held.
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod goaltender Vitaly Koval had to withdraw from the All-Star Game due to a serious injury in last Friday’s game, so he will be replaced by Dinamo Riga’s Chris Holt, who finished second in the journalists’ poll.