FHR website recently pubblished the list of the players called by Vladimir Plyuschev who will take part to the WJC Orientation camp and to the preparation matches that will be played in America against two different Team USA. The games will be played in August 11th, 12th, 14th and 15th in Lake Placid. Here follows the players' list:
Goalkeeper Alexander Pechursky (Pittsburgh Penguins) has been called, but Metallurg Magnitogorsk asked and obtained to let the player train and prepare towards the new season with his home club. Nikita Filatov (Columbus Blue Jackets) and Dmitry Kulikov (Florida Panthers) have been asked by their NHL teams not to join the camp, while Vyacheslav Voinov (Los Angeles Kings) and Evgeni Grachev (New York Rangers) are out for injuries.