January 20). Today the KHL star match was held in the “Tatneft-Arena”. The game
became a bright culmination of a Stars Weekend, which ended the Hockey Stars
Week in Tatarstan.
of the Chernyshev Division won in the mini-tournament. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor
of Kazan, was among the numerous spectators watching the game of favorite
hockey players from the stands of the ice palace.
of the mini-tournament was given by Farid Mukhametshin, the chairman of the
State Council of the RT, Vladislav Tretyak, the President of the Hockey
Federation of Russia, and Dmitry Chernyshenko, the President of the KHL.
first semifinal, the hockey players of the Chernyshev Division won rivals from
the Kharlamov Division with a score of 5:3. The highlight of the match was
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov, the head coach of the Kharlamov Division and the head
coach of the “Ak Bars”. He volunteered to perform the shoot-out, but Juha
Metsola from the opposing team reflected the shot.
second semifinal, the Bobrov Division overtook the Tarasov Division. Hockey
players fought for a third place to the last. Having played a draw (7:7) with
the team of the Kharlamov division, they lost to rivals in the shoot-out. Danis
Zaripov, Vladislav Podyapolsky, Paul Postma, Sergey Mozyakin played in the
Kharlamov Division, which took the third place.
final, the Chernyshev Division defeated the Bobrov Division with a score of 4:3
and became the winner of the master show and the star match for the first time.
Olympic champions Alexander Maltsev and Alexander Pashkov awarded the hockey