"Radulov joins the team. Alexander explained Oleg Znarka their position, the reasons for delay in the national team and apologized to the coaching staff. The head coach allowed the player to join the team, both a collection and continues the preparation for the world Cup," said Rottenberg.

25 APR in FHR stated that it considered the absence of Radulov to the team as the reluctance of a player to play for the national team. Earlier in the day it was reported that Radulov is in the USA, where he leads the negotiations with the clubs of the National hockey League (NHL). There was also the information that the forward of CSKA can't play at the home world Championships.