HC Metallurg Magnitogorsk has informed the Kontinental Hockey League that Canadian defenseman Chris Lee has sustained an injury, and as a result, will be unable to take part in the KHL All-Star Game.
Lee's replacement for the big event in Astana is his fellow “Magnitka” defenseman, 23-year-old Russian international Alexei Bereglazov.
The revised roster for the Kharlamov Division team is as follows:
Defensemen: Andrei Markov (Ak Bars, fans' choice), Alexei Bereglazov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk, replacement for the injured Chris Lee), Nikita Tryamkin (Avtomobilist, journalists' choice), Charles Genoway (Lada, KHL's choice);
Forwards: Sergei Mozyakin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk, fans' choice), Vladimir Tkachyov (Ak Bars, fans' choice), Dan Sexton (Neftekhimik, journalists' choice), Paul Szczechura (Traktor, KHL's choice), Pavel Varfolomeyev (Ugra, KHL's choice).