Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the ice in a gala match Night hockey League in Sochi. About it reports TASS.
Partners of Putin’s team “Legends of hockey” became acting Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, as well as former hockey players Vyacheslav Fetisov, Alexei Kasatonov, Alexander Guskov, Alexander Mogilny, Valeri Kamensky, Pavel Bure and others. To protect the gate stood the Governor of Tula region Alexey Dyumin.
Opponents of the presidential team was the team of Night hockey League. It includes, in particular, the team “Leader” of the Leningrad region, which this year won the top awards in the NHL — the Cup Krutov. Along with them went out on the ice the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov, head of the “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin and others.
Before the match, Putin took part in the ceremony of awarding the winners of the Champions League NHL — teams “Leader” of the Leningrad region.