MSG Networks to Telecast Additional KHL Games

New York's Hockey Home Will Telecast Five KHL Games in November Starting Tomorrow


Wednesday, November 14 – 1:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. (Encore Presentation)

Dinamo Minsk vs. SKA St. Petersburg


New York, NY (November 13, 2012) - MSG Networks, New York's hockey home, will telecast five Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) games this month, starting on Wednesday, November 14 at 1:00 p.m. followed by an encore presentation of the game at 9:00 p.m. All five games will be telecast on a same day delay and, with the exception of the final game, will have an encore showing in primetime later that night.

MSG's John Giannone will call play-by-play alongside analyst Joe Micheletti from the MSG Studios at 11 Penn Plaza. Below is the telecast schedule.

Wednesday, November 14: Dinamo Minsk vs. SKA St. Petersburg – 1:00 p.m. (9:00 p.m.)
Sunday, November 18: Lokomotiv vs. CSKA Moscow – 3:30 p.m. (10:00 p.m.)
Monday, November 26: Dynamo Moscow vs. Atlant – 1:00 p.m. (9:00 p.m.)
Thursday, November 29: Dinamo Riga vs. Dynamo Moscow – 2:00 p.m. (9:00 p.m.)
Friday, November 30: Avangard vs. Barys Astana – 1:00 p.m.

Formed in 2008, the KHL includes 26 hockey clubs from Belarus, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine split into four divisions. The league runs from September to April and the winner is awarded the Gagarin Cup.

MSG's presentation of KHL games is in association with the leagues' media partner, UFA Sports GmbH. Below are the complete rosters for the teams in the five games on MSG.

Head Coach: Alexander Andriyevsky (BLR)

No.      Position           Name                                       Country
89        D                  Goroshko, Oleg                       Belarus
27        D                  Denisov, Vladimir                  Belarus
13        F                   Drozd, Sergei                          Belarus
17        F                   Dudko, Sergei                         Belarus
22        F                   Irgl, Zbynek                            Czech Republic
8          D                  Karalahti, Jere                         Finland
98        F                   Kane, Evander                        Canada
77        F                   Kitarov, Alexander                 Belarus
25        D                  Krajicek, Lukas                       Czech Republic
11        F                   Kulakov, Alexander                Belarus
92        F                   Laine, Teemu                          Finland
7          F                   Linglet, Charles                       Belarus
19        F                   Meleshko, Dmitry                   Russia
21        D                  Murphy, Cory                         Canada
10        F                   Mikhalyov, Andrei                  Belarus
29        D                  Niskala, Janne                         Finland
88        F                   Pavelski, Joe                            USA
60        F                   Pivko, Libor                            Czech Republic
16        F                   Platt, Geoff                             Belarus
32        G                Rinne, Pekka                           Finland
23        F                   Stas, Andrei                            Belarus
18        F                   Stapleton, Tim                         USA
30        G                Haugen, Lars                           Norway
86        D                  Chernook, Pavel                      Belarus
40        G                Shelepnyov, Yan                     Belarus

Head Coach: Milos Riha (CZE)

No.      Position           Name                                       Country
2          D                  Alexandrov, Yury                   Russia
44        F                   Artyukhin, Evgeny                 Russia
72        G                Bobrovsky, Sergei                   Russia
71        F                   Burdasov, Anton                    Russia
77        D                  Vorobyov, Dmitry                  Russia
37        D                  Grebeshkov, Denis                  Russia
38        D                  Dallman, Kevin                       Canada
33        G                Ezhov, Ilya                              Russia
7          D                  Kalinin, Dmitry                       Russia
83        F                   Klimenko, Gleb                       Russia
17        F                   Kovalchuk, Ilya                      Russia
15        F                   Kucheryavenko, Alexander    Russia
25        F                   Makarov, Igor                         Russia
74        F                   Monakhov, Sergei                   Russia
9          F                   Martensson, Tony                   Sweden
13        F                   Nepryayev, Ivan                     Russia
76        D                  Pervyshin, Andrei                   Russia
11        F                   Prucha, Petr                             Czech Republic
52        D                  Semenov, Alexei                     Russia
4          D                  Serkin, Grigory                       Russia
36        F                   Sigaryov, Andrei                     Russia
91        F                   Tarasenko, Vladimir                Russia
10        F                   Tikhonov, Viktor                    Russia
41        F                   Thoresen, Patrick                    Norway
73        D                  Chudinov, Maxim                   Russia
40        G                Shikin, Dmitry                        Russia
31        G                Stepanek, Jakub                      Czech Republic
Head Coach: Tom Rowe (USA)
No.      Position           Name                                       Country
29        F                   Averin, Yegor                         Russia
60        F                   Anisimov, Artyom                  Russia
35        G                Varlamov, Semyon                 Russia
5          D                  Vishnevsky, Vitaly                 Russia
72        F                   Galimov, Emil                         Russia
99        D                  Guskov, Alexander                 Russia
71        F                   Kalyuzhny, Alexei                  Russia
98        F                   Kartayev, Vladislav                Russia
25        F                   Kozlov, Viktor                        Russia
20        G                Kolesnik, Vitaly                      Russia
27        D                  Kronwall, Staffan                   Sweden
7          D                  Kulikov, Dmitry                      Russia
18        D                  Lepisto, Sami                          Finland
88        F                   Lyuduchin, Roman                 Russia
33        D                  Pashnin, Mikhail                     Russia
26        F                   Petrov, Yury                           Russia
16        F                   Plotnikov, Sergei                     Russia
1          G                SanFd, Curtis                       Canada
51        F                   Trunyov, Maxim                     Russia
36        D                  Flood, Mark                            Canada
9          F                   Hagman, Niklas                      Finland
22        F                   Chernikov, Alexander             Russia
44        D                  Yakovlev, Yegor                     Russia
Head Coach: Valeri Bragin (RUS)
No.      Position           Name                                       Country
22        F                   Barbashev, Sergei                   Russia
30        G                Bryzgalov, Ilya                       Russia
59        D                  Buravchikov, Vyacheslav       Russia
56        D                  Gimayev, Sergei                      Russia
84        F                   Grabovsky, Mikhail                Belarus
34        F                   Grigorenko, Igor                     Russia
97        F                   Gusev, Nikita                          Russia
13        F                   Datsyuk, Pavel                        Russia
6          D                  Denisov, Denis                        Russia
14        F                   Davis, Patrick                          USA
11        F                   Zharkov, Vladimir                  Russia
9          F                   Zubov, Ilya                             Russia
18        F                   Kugryshev, Dmitry                 Russia
67        F                   Lyubimov, Roman                  Russia
55        D                  Marchenko, Alexei                  Russia
24        D                  Maenpaa, Mikko                     Finland
23        F                   Persson, Niklas                        Sweden
73        G                Proskuryakov, Ilya                  Russia
19        F                   Radulov, Igor                          Russia
36        D                  Rylov, Yakov                          Russia
77        D                  Ryasensky, Evgeny                 Russia
4          D                  Sergeyev, Andrei                    Russia
5          F                   Sprukts, Janis                          Latvia
31        G                Stana, Rastislav                       Slovakia
Head Coach: Oleg Znarok (GER)
No.      Position           Name                                       Country
22        F                   Anisin, Mikhail                       Russia
12        F                   Babenko, Yury                        Russia
8          D                  Barantsev, Denis                     Russia
4          D                  Boikov, Alexander                  Russia
99        F                   Backstrom, Nicklas                 Sweden
7          D                  Velikov, Maxim                      Russia
55        D                  Vishnevsky, Dmitry                Russia
30        G                Volkov, Alexei                        Russia
10        F                   Volkov, Konstantin                Russia
77        D                  Gorokhov, Ilya                        Russia
51        D                  Granak, Dominik                    Slovakia
11        F                   Gynge, Richard                       Sweden
17        D                  Derlyuk, Roman                      Russia
1          G                Yeryomenko, Alexander         Russia
70        F                   Kasyanchuk, Konstantin         Russia
91        F                   Kvapil, Marek                         Czech Republic
83        F                   Knyazev, Kirill                        Russia
19        F                   Kokarev, Denis                       Russia
72        F                   Konkov, Sergei                       Russia
95        F                   Lukin, Nikita                           Russia
94        D                  Mironov, Andrei A.                Russia
54        F                   Mosalyov, Denis                     Russia
14        D                  Novak, Filip                            Czech Republic
32        F                   Ovechkin, Alexander              Russia
24        F                   Pestunov, Dmitry                    Russia
6          F                   Soin, Sergei                             Russia
50        D                  Solovyov, Maxim                    Russia
53        F                   Tolpeko, Denis                        Russia
9          F                   Tsvetkov, Alexei                     Russia
39        G                Sharychenkov, Alexander       Russia
15        F                   Shafigulin, Grigory                 Russia
46        D                  Jalasvaara, Janne                     Finland
Head Coach: Alexander Smirnov (RUS)
No.      Position           Name                                       Country
71        F                   Andersson, Jonas                    Sweden
3          D                  Bayev, Denis                           Russia
2          D                  Batyrshin, Rafael                    Russia
38        F                   Bobrov, Viktor                        Russia
9          D                  Vishnevsky, Ivan                    Russia
20        G                Galimov, Stanislav                  Russia
23        F                   Glukhov, Mikhail                    Russia
1          G                Davydov, Nikita                     Russia
93        F                   Zherdev, Nikolai                     Russia
29        F                   Kablukov, Ilya                        Russia
82        F                   Koltsov, Konstantin                Russia
6          D                  Kosmachyov, Dmitry              Russia
13        F                   Lemtyugov, Nikolai                Russia
16        F                   Mayorov, Maxim                    Russia
8          F                   Mikhnov, Alexei                     Russia
44        D                  Ozolins, Sandis                       Latvia
57        D                  Rukavishnikov, Roman           Russia
10        F                   Rybakov, Alexander               Russia
7          D                  Semyonov, Maxim                  Russia
91        F                   Tochitsky, Nikita                    Russia
24        D                  Frogren, Jonas                         Sweden
35        G                Khudobin, Anton                    Russia
11        F                   Engqvist, Andreas                  Sweden
Head Coach: Artis Abols (LAT)

No.      Position           Name                                       Country
75        F                   Ankipans, Girts                       Latvia
98        F                   Biezais, Elvijs                          Latvia
96        F                   Bicevskis, Maris                      Latvia
71        F                   Bukarts, Roberts                     Latvia
13        D                  Galvins, Guntis                       Latvia
33        F                   Daugavins, Kaspars                Latvia
25        F                   Dzerins, Andris                       Latvia
74        F                   Johnson, Jamie                        Canada
12        F                   Giroux, Alexandre                  Canada
41        F                   Ivanans, Raitis                        Latvia
70        F                   Indrasis, Miks                         Latvia
72        D                  Carle, Mathieu                        Canada
15        F                   Karsums, Martins                    Latvia
2          D                  Lavins, Rodrigo                      Latvia
87        F                   Meija, Gints                            Latvia
17        F                   Nizivijs, Aleksandrs                Latvia
14        D                  Redlihs, Jekabs                      Latvia
9          D                  Redlihs, Krisjanis                    Latvia
6          D                  Rekis, Arvids                          Latvia
11        D                  Sotnieks, Kristaps                   Latvia
32        G                Tellqvist, Mikael                     Sweden
44        D                  Cibulskis, Oskars                    Latvia
19        F                   Schremp, Rob                         USA
38        F                   Szczechura, Paul                     Canada
37        G                Jucers, Maris                           Latvia
Head Coach: Petri Matikainen (FIN)
No.      Position        Name                                     Country
77        D                  Belov, Anton                          Russia
25        D                  Valentenko, Pavel                   Russia
51        F                   Volkov, Igor                           Russia
78        F                   Ivanov, Andrei                        Russia
74        F                   Kostitsyn, Sergei                     Belarus
22        F                   Kuparinen, Matti                     Finland
3          D                  Lyamin, Kirill                          Russia
61        F                   Mozer, Evgeny                        Russia
88        F                   Nesterov, Alexander               Russia
6          D                  Nikitin, Nikita                         Russia
17        F                   Pervushin, Vladimir                Russia
37        F                   Perezhogin, Alexander            Russia
91        D                  Pivtsakin, Nikita                     Russia
24        F                   Popov, Alexander                   Russia
81        D                  Pujacs, Georgijs                      Latvia
31        G                Ramo, Karri                            Finland
95        G                Reizvikh, Eduard                    Russia
42        F                   Syomin, Dmitry                      Russia
27        F                   Taratukhin, Andrei                  Russia
82        F                   Frolov, Alexander                   Russia
Head Coach: Vladimir Krikunov

No.      Position        Name                                      Country
23        F                   Alexandrov, Viktor                 Russia
80        F                   Antropov, Nikolai                   Kazakhstan
42        D                  Belyakov, Fyodor                   Russia
41        F                   Boyd, Dustin                          Canada
27        F                   Bochenski, Brandon               USA
33        F                   Gavrilin, Andrei                      Kazakhstan
50        D                  Grigoryev, Mikhail                  Russia
9          F                   Dawes, Nigel                          Canada
31        G                  Yeremeyev, Vitaly                  Russia
8          F                   Zhailauov, Talgat                    Kazakhstan
62        F                   Krasnoslobodtsev, Vadim      Russia
35        G                  Lassila, Teemu                        Finland
5          D                  Litvinenko, Alexei                  Russia
54        D                  McDonagh, Ryan                    USA
51        F                   Mirasty, Jon                            Canada
4          D                  Novopashin, Vitaly                 Russia
18        F                   Polishchuk, Fyodor                 Russia
1          G                  Poluektov, Pavel                     Russia
81        F                   Pushkaryov, Konstantin          Russia
79        F                   Rakhanov, Mikhail                  Kazakhstan
34        F                   Rudenko, Konstantin              Russia
2          D                  Savchenko, Roman                 Kazakhstan
91        F                   Savchenko, Filipp                   Russia
25        F                   Solaryov, Ilya                          Kazakhstan
10        F                   Spiridonov, Maxim                 Russia
48        F                   Starchenko, Roman                 Kazakhstan
36        F                   Upper, Dmitry                         Russia
37        D                  Fadeyev, Evgeny                    Kazakhstan
24        D                  Hutchinson, Andrew              USA
71        D                  Hedman, Victor                      Sweden

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