Icecast 2.0, Episode 1: Slava Fetisov & Bob Hartley
Welcome to the new season of Icecast, the official podcast of the KHL! We could not be more excited to bring you stories from across the six countries and eight time zones that comprise the Kontinental Hockey League. Be sure to hit subscribe so that you never miss an episode, and don’t forget to connect with us on social media.
The Faceoff: Bob Hartley
“If someone today would have told me, ‘We are going to get to season two and you will lose Zernov, Manukyan, Chudinov, Emelin for most of the season, Franson…’” Bob Hartley’s voice trailed off. The Stanley Cup-winning head coach of Avangard Omsk lost an unprecedented chunk of his roster to injuries this season, and yet finished the regular season with the same number of points as his inaugural one—a KHL debut that ultimately led to the finals.
New Faces in the KHL – coaching’s Foreign Legion
With less than two months to go until the start of the new season, KHL.ru begins a series of articles introducing you to the players and coaches who are preparing to make their debuts in the league. First up, we’re looking at the foreign coaches joining the competition this summer and hoping to join Mike Keenan on the list of hockey masterminds to come from outside of Russia and win the Gagarin Cup.