Vladislav Tretiak

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MOSCOW, March 10. /Offset. TASS Rustam Sharafutdinov/. New information on the situation with the possible arrival of players of the National hockey League (NHL) for the Olympic games 2018 no. About it has informed journalists the President of Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR) Vladislav Tretiak.

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It is not known when the NHL will decide on the participation of its players in the Olympics. Earlier, League Commissioner Gary Bettman said that while the League focuses on the calendar next season, which would break the Olympic hockey tournament in February.

“On the situation with the NHL and its players is nothing new. I think until they resolve the issue with the Union. We are all ready, the head of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach in new York came to the talks – said Tretiak . – Everything is delayed, nothing concrete has been said.”

This week, Switzerland hosted a Council of the International ice hockey Federation, which discussed, in particular, the change in the rules.

“This is being discussed, our athletes also made their changes. Such as, for example, to the gate Keeper didn’t stop the puck. With regard to the requirements of the coaches view point, the conversations are: on the one hand the video should look, and how I acted, it would delay the game. Need to find a Golden mean: and TV time is expensive, and people are tired,” – said Tretiak.