Continental Cup Day 4 preview – the battle for second place
The Sledge Hockey Continental Cup concludes in Sochi today. The four-team tournament was organized by the Russian Paralympic Committee, the KHL and the Russian Federation of Sport for People with Physical Impairments. The tournament winner was already determined on Sunday when Russia ‘A’ clinched top spot, but the battle for the remaining places is still very much alive.
Russia races to Continental Cup victory – Day 2
Day two of the Sledge Hockey Continental Cup saw Russia’s first team secure victory in the four-team tournament in Sochi. Sunday’s early game saw Germany defeat Slovakia in a shoot-out, meaning that the winner of the derby clash between Russia ‘A’ and Russia ‘B’ would be in an impregnable position if the game was settled in regulation time. In the event, Russia ‘A’ took control from the start with a first-period hat-trick from Dmitry Lisov paving the way for a comfortable win.
The Sledge Hockey Continental Cup starts on June 1 in Sochi
The start of summer brings one of the most prestigious international sledge hockey tournaments to Sochi – the Continental Cup, organized by Russia’s Paralympic Committee, the Kontinental Hockey League and the Russian Federation of Sports for Persons with Physical Impairment. Fans can follow the tournament on the KHL’s official website.