Two promising Russian youngsters are spotlighted on this week’s episode of Icecast 2.0, hosted by Gillian Kemmerer. The episode begins with a recap of the nominees for the KHL’s Golden Stick Award, which will be given to the regular season MVP at the Closing Ceremony on June 8. Dmitry Ovchinnikov of the JHL’s Siberian Snipers joins next to discuss his standout season, which included an extended call-up to the KHL’s Sibir Novosibirsk. The episode closes with a snippet of SKA St. Petersburg’s Kirill Marchenko, who shared his love for football and Bayern Munich during a larger conversation featured in “The Faceoff” series on en.khl.ru.
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02:57 Vadim Shipachyov
04:30 Teemu Hartikainen
06:02 Damir Zhafyarov
10:02 Recap of the season
11:27 Kaprizov, player comparisons
12:40 Early days in hockey
17:30 Pranks gone wrong
19:11 Playing football in the Novogorsk bubble
20:50 Best goal of the Western Conference Finals