Plane Crash Devastates Russian KHL Hockey Team

9/7/11 in NHL   |   billywa   |   658 respect

A plane crashed just minutes after takeoff in Russia today, killing virtually the entire Lokomotiv team of the Russian Kontinental Hockey League.  Among the reported dead are coach, former NHLer Brad McCrimmon, as well as players Pavol Demitra, Karel Rachunek and Ruslan Salei.  The team was flying to Minsk to play their first game of the season.

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