Salavat Yulaev forward Linus Omark has been forced to pull out of this weekend’s All-Star Game due to illness. His place in the Chernyshev Division roster goes to his Ufa team-mate, high-scoring Finnish defenseman Sami Lepisto.

The Chernyshev Division line-up is now as follows:

Goaltender: Igor Bobkov (Admiral);
Defensemen: Evgeny Medvedev (Avangard), Jan Kolar (Amur), Zakhar Arzamastsev, Sami Lepisto (both - Salavat Yulaev);
Forwards: Nigel Dawes (Barys), Chad Rau (Kunlun Red Star), Maxim Shalunov (Sibir), Kirill Kaprizov, Enver Lisin (both - Salavat Yulaev);

In addition to the KHL’s finest, a place in each Division roster goes to each of the four best-performing juniors inthe Youth Hockey League (YHL) Challenge Cup, which took place on Sunday, the 15th of January. The four winners are: Kirill Tsulygin (Tolpar), Anton Kovalyov (Omsk Hawks), Andrei Altiparmakyan (SKA-Silver Lions), and Pavel Podluboshnov (Red Army).

Full lists of the players chosen to participate in the 2017 KHL All-Star Game, as well as all the latest news concerning the big event, can be found on the official Week of Hockey Stars website.

Richard Delacy,
exclusive for khl.ru

Related clubs

Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) Salavat Yulaev (Ufa)

Share