Nick Bailen to take part in Six Nations Tournament

Traktor Chelyabinsk defenseman will play for the national team of Belarus.

Head coach of Team Belarus Mikhail Zakharov announced the team camp roster of three goaltenders, nine defensemen and thirteen forwards as follows:

Goaltenders: Igor Brikun (Yunost Minsk, Belarus), Ivan Kulbakov (Neftyanik Almetyevsk, VHL), Аlexander Osipkov (Dinamo Minsk, KHL).

Defensemen: Оleg Yevenko (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Kirill Gotovets (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Dmitry Znakharenko (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Nikolai Stasenko (Avtomobilist Ekaterinburg, KHL), Nick Bailen (Traktor Chelyabinsk, KHL), Christian Henkel (Ak Bars Kazan, KHL), Pavel Vorobei, Ilya Shinkevich(Vityaz Podolsk, KHL), Sergei Bogoleisha (Shakhter Soligorsk, Belarus).

Forwards: Mikhail Stefanovich (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Evgeny Kovyrshin (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Аndrei Kostitsyn (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Artyom Demkov (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Аlexander Kogalev (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Алlexander Kitarov (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Igor Martynov (Dinamo Minsk, KHL), Sergei Drozd (Yunost Minsk, Belarus), Dmitry Buinitsky (Metallurg Magnitogorsk, KHL), Andrei Bulevich (Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, KHL), Sergei Malyavko (Neman Grodno, Belarus), Аlexander Malyavko (Neman Grodno, Belarus), Geoff Platt (Avtomobilist Ekaterinburg, KHL).

On December 10 Belarus Team will head to Budapest to play at the Six Nations Tournament. Teams Hungary, South Korea, Japan, Ukraine and Norway will also take part in the tournament.

It`ll be the first call to the national team for Nick Bailen after injury. For the moment Nick has 9 games with 6 points (4 goals, 2 assists) and a minus-1 rating. It`s Bailen`s third season for the Traktor team, he recorded 70 (25 goals, 45 assists) in 147 games.

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