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Alisauskas moving up

Second ever Lithuanian to grace the KHL

Published 16.10.2017 20:18 GMT+5 | Author Henrik Manninen
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Lithuanian defenceman Nerijus Alisauskas moves the puck followed by Great Britain forward Matthew Myers. Photo: Sarunas Mazeika
Following in the footsteps of his hometown hero, the KHL becomes the next step in the ascending career of Lithuanian blueliner Nerijus Alisauskas.

 

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New coach for Japan

Federation puts hope on home-grown leadership

Published 16.10.2017 20:13 GMT+5 | Author Martin Merk
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Yuji Iwamoto was coaching the Nikko Ice Bucks of the Asia League during the past four seasons. Photo: Inui Tsuyoshi / Nikko Ice Bucks
The Japanese Ice Hockey Federation named Yuji Iwamoto head coach of the Japanese men’s national team.

 

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Romania rising

Hosts celebrate instant return to Division I

Published 16.10.2017 20:10 GMT+5 | Author Henrik Manninen
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The Romanian national team celebrates after winning the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A on home ice in Galati and an immediate return to Division I. Photo: Razvan Pasarica
A disciplined Romanian team barged ahead to win the top spot at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A on home ice in Galati.

 

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