Gonchar, Malkin to join Russia
COLOGNE, Germany -- Pittsburgh Penguins players Sergei Gonchar and Evgeni Malkin will join up with the Russian team at the ice hockey world championship in the next few days.
Russia coach Vyacheslav Bykov will benefit from the extra firepower after the Penguins were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Montreal Canadiens.
Teams at worlds are allowed to have 20 skaters and three goalies in the first round and can add two more players for the second round.
The two-time ...
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