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MOSCOW, April 18. /Offset. TASS Pavel Gurevich/. The President of Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR) and Board member of the International ice hockey Federation (IIHF) Vladislav Tretiak believes that the probability of the arrival of the players in the National hockey League (NHL) for the Olympic games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang remains. This opinion was expressed to journalists.
The NHL previously announced that it will suspend the championship for the participation of its players in the Games.
“We had a conference call in the IIHF on this topic – the international Federation did everything to NHL players came to us with the finances we decided. The majority of NHL players want to come to the Olympics, said Tretiak. – We wait, our doors are open. We did everything to come – the Union says we have the opportunity to talk with players on this subject.”
The Olympics will be held from 9 to 25 February .