Lokomotiv pulls out of KHL for 2011
MOSCOW -- The hockey team wiped out by a plane crash last week will not take part in this year's Continental Hockey League season.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Monday that Lokomotiv Yaroslavl will be demoted to a lower league as part of a gradual rebuilding program in keeping with the wishes of team management.
"At a meeting with the president, we arrived at the conclusion that we must support those decisions taken by the club," Mutko said after a high-level discussion ...
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