The head coach of the national team of Russia on hockey Oleg Znarok included in the extended composition of 28 players, including Alexander Radulov, miss the team. In press conference took part the President of the Russian hockey Federation Vladislav Tretyak, main coach of Russia Oleg Znarok, as well as players of the national team, but Radulov was not among them.
According to the coach of the national team Oleg Znarka, the final application of the 11 forwards, eight defensemen and two goalies will be created only on may 6, the opening day of the tournament. With four seats, the coaching staff of the Russian team will keep vacancy in reliance on information from overseas. While team 8 of the Showcase, the rest of the players represent the clubs of the KHL.
Fully application team Russia for world Championships 2016 looks as follows:
goalkeepers — Igor Shesterkin (SKA, KHL), Ilya Sorokin (CSKA, KHL), Sergei Bobrovsky ("Columbus", NHL)
defenders Denis Denisov, Nikita Zaytsev (both is CSKA, KHL), Viktor Antipin Alexey Beregazzo (both — metallurg Mg, KHL), Maxim Chudinov, Anton Belov, Vyacheslav Voynov (SKA, KHL), Alexey Marchenko (Detroit, NHL), Alexei Emelin (Montreal, NHL)
forwards - Alexander Radulov, Sergey Andronov, Ivan Telegin, Roman Lyubimov (all — CSKA, KHL), Sergei mozyakin (metallurg Mg, KHL), Pavel Datsyuk (Detroit, NHL), Sergei Plotnikov ("Arizona", NHL), Artemy Panarin (Chicago, NHL), Egor Averin, Daniil Apalkov (both — Lokomotiv, KHL), Stepan Sannikov (Sibir, KHL), Sergei Kalinin ("new Jersey, NHL), Sergei Shirokov, Evgeny dadonov, Vadim Shipachev (SKA, KHL), Alexander Burmistrov (Winnipeg, NHL).