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Goalkeeper “Columbus blue Jackets” and team Russia Sergei Bobrovsky declared that will not participate in the world championship due to fatigue accumulated during the season in the NHL

Sergei Bobrovsky this season, nominated for the prize of best goalkeeper in the NHL (the”Vezina Trophy”), named fatigue as one of the reasons for which he decided to miss the world Cup. According to the player, he has no claim to the coaching staff of Russian national team .

“Regarding the participation in the world Cup, we will work with the coaching staff came to the conclusion that it would be better if this year the role of the first rooms will perform Andrey Vasilevskiy. Why? This complex of factors, including fatigue, but to go into the reasons I’d rather not. Both parties were satisfied. I have no complaints. I respect the coaching staff, we have a very good relationship. Everything was done properly”, — quotes Bobrovsky official website of the NHL.

The Russian became the best goalkeeper of the regular championship of NHL on the reliability coefficient. He missed 60 minutes on average 2.06 goal. Bobrovsky also was the best in the percentage of reflected throws (93.1% of). In the first round of the NHL his “Columbus” lost “Pittsburgh” with the score 1:4.