Thursday, August 6, 2009

Malkin and Gonchar Will Join 38 Other Elite Russian Players

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation announced the names of 38 invited players to attend the Russian Olympic summer camp August 29th - September 1st (19 from the NHL and 19 from the KHL). Among them are two of Pittsburgh finest, Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Gonchar.

The 2010 Olympics begin in 195 days and the following is a list of the dates for summer training camps for various countries taking part in the hockey competition:

July 20-24: German national team training (Fussen)
Aug. 4-8: Slovakia summer Olympic camp (Poprad)
Aug. 11-12: Finnish Olympic camp (Vierumaki)
Aug. 17-19: U.S. orientation camp (Woodridge, Ill.)
Aug. 24-28: Canadian orientation camp (Calgary)
Aug. 29-Sept. 2: Russian training camp (Moscow)

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