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Tuesday, 10.12.2013, 08:18
Znaroks and Riha to coach Team Ozolins in KHL All-Star Game
The Kontinental Hockey League announced the coaches for Team Ozolins, named after Latvian ice hockey club Riga ''Dinamo'' captain Sandis Ozolins, and Team Fedorov, which will clash in the fourth KHL All-Star Game in Riga on January 21, 2012.
Ozolins’s team, featuring the best players from the Western Conference, will be coached by Moscow "Dynamo" head coach Olegs Znaroks and St. Petersburg SKA head coach Milos Riha.
Sergei Fedorov’s team, with the stars from the Eastern Conference, will be coached by Chelabynsk "Traktor's" Valery Belousov and Habarovsk "Amur's" Hannu Jortikka.
It will be the second KHL All-Star Game for both Znaroks and Riha. Znaroks was one of the coaches for Team Yashin during last season’s hockey festival in St. Petersburg, while Milos Riha was among those in charge of Jaromir Jagr’s team in the 2010 All-Star Game in Minsk.