23 January 2014, Thursday, 18:48
author: Dmitry Slezin
The head coach of the men's ice-hockey team of Russia Zinetula Bilyaletdinov defined eight players of the "reserve" besides 25 main players at the joint meeting of the Executive Committee of the Russian Olympic Committee and the Board of the Ministry of Sports of Russia dedicated to the approval of the Russian Olympic team at the Games 2014 in Sochi.
They will be able to replace the main players in the event of their illness or injury.
Andrey Zubarev, the defender of Ufa "Salavat Yulaev" is among the reserve players. Besides him, it includes defenders Eugene Ryasensky, Maxim Chudinov, forwards Alexander Burmistrov, Vadim Shipachyov, Yegor Averin, Emil Galimov and Sergey Plotnikov.