The well-known hockey expert Leonid Vaysfeld commented on the appointment of Alexei Zhamnov as the head coach of the Russian national team.

“In this situation, it doesn’t matter if I’m surprised or not. The whole question is who made the decision and what was the logic. If we understood why we chose Zhamnov, then we could discuss something. It seems to me that there is a certain logic in the choice of Zhamnov – Alexey played in the NHL. But I cannot say whether this is good or bad, he is better than Znarok or not, “Weisfeld said in a conversation with SE correspondent Maria Kutsubeeva.

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation (FHR) on its official website announced its decision to appoint Alexei Zhamnov as the head coach of the Russian national team.

Oleg Znarok and Valery Bragin will join the team’s headquarters as consultants.

The ice hockey tournament at the 2022 Olympics will be held from 9 to 20 February in Beijing. The national team will start the tournament in group B. The rivals are the Czech Republic, site Switzerland, mathoverflow.net Denmark.

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