Players of Traktor at the IIHF tournaments
Lukas Sedlak, Ivan Fedotov, Ilya Karpukhin and Nick Bailen joined their national teams.
The December IIHF break will be almost for a week in the KHL and many players of teams went to their national teams. Goaltender Ivan Fedotov, defensemen Ilya Karpukhin and Nick Bailen, forward Lukas Sedlak joined national teams of Russia, Belarus and Czech Republic respectively.
Olympian Team Russia – Ivan Fedotov and Ilya Karpukhin
The coaching staff of the Russian national team has announced the team roster for the NaturEnergie Challenge. Goaltender Ivan Fedotov and defenseman Ilya Karpukhin will take part in the tournament that will take place in Visp, Switzerland, on December 12 and 13.
It`s the first call to the Team Russia for Ivan Fedotov. This season 23-year old goalie has played in 16 games with 93.4 SVS%. In the recent game against Metallurg Magnitogorsk the goalie had a shutout.
Ilya Karpukhin has already been called up to the national team. A month ago the player played at the Deutschland Cup. In the 2019-20 KHL season the defenseman has played 34 games for the Traktor team and tailled 9 (1 goal, 8 assists), his average ice time is 19:42, which is one of the best in the team.
December 12 Russia (Оlympian) – Slovakia (10:15 GMT+5);
December 13 Russia (Оlympian) – Switzerland/Norway
Czech Republic National Team – Lukas Sedlak
Forward of the Traktor team, who was the captain in last games, will take part in the Channel One Cup.
Czech Republic was the winner of the first part of the EHT, the Traktor Chelyabinsk`s forward Lukas Sedlak played all three games and recorded a goal. Forward of the team recorded 18 (11 goals, 7 assists) in 33 games. His linesmate Tomas Hyka was called up to the national team too but in the last game against Sibir the forward got injured.
Schedule of the Team Czech Republi for Channel One Cup:
December 12 Finland – Czech Republic (10:30PM GMT+5);
December 14 Russia – Czech Republic (5PM GMT+5);
December 15 Czech Republic – Sweden (4PM GMT+5).
Belarus National team - Nick Bailen
It`ll be the first call to the national team for Nick Bailen after injury. For the moment Nick has 12 games with 9 points (5 goals, 4 assists) and a minus-1 rating.
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.
Team Belarus Schedule at the Six Nations Tournament:
December 11 Belarus – Ukraine (11PM GMT+5);
December 13 Belarus – South Korea (7:30PM GMT+5).