New website launched

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Frustrated by a familiar face

Kunlun Red Star 1 Metallurg Magnitogorsk 3 Back in Red Star’s first season of KHL action, Artyom Zagidulin had a brief but productive spell with ...

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Defeated, but far from down

Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 3 Kunlun Red Star 2 OT Red Star’s latest road trip has been full of drama and there’s plenty of encouragement for the tea...

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Beating the Champion

Ak Bars Kazan 3 Kunlun Red Star 4 In a game full of incident and excitement, Red Star pulled off its most impressive win of the season. Not only ...

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The Lazushin effect

Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 0 Kunlun Red Star 2 Ask any goalie about his role, and he’ll likely tell you it’s all about giving his team a chance to w...

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Courage and resilience … and a bitter ending

Avangard Omsk 4 Kunlun Red Star 2 Few neutral observers would have given Red Star much of a chance before this game. The form-book pointed to a r...

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Halfway there

Kunlun Red Star 0 CSKA Moscow 3 After a home loss and a failure to score for the first time this season, it might seem strange to come away from ...

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The Finnish connection

Kunlun Red Sar 4 Slovan Bratislava 3 SO A thrilling game against Slovan brought the best out of our guys. Resilience, determination, a never-say-...

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Tough start in home opener

Kunlun Red Star 2 Dinamo Riga 4 It was time to go home. After a long road trip to start the season, Red Star finally got to play in front of its ...

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Capitalizing on the system

Metallurg Magnitogorsk 3 Kunlun Red Star 1 One of the most important features of last season for our club was the establishment of a full system ...

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A day to remember

Spartak Moscow 1 Kunlun Red Star 2 September 7 is always a resonant date in the hockey calendar. On this day seven years ago, our sport suffered ...

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The first point

HC Sochi 2 Kunlun Red Star 1 OT Red Star collected its first point of the season in a hard-fought game in Sochi – but Jussi Tapola was just momen...

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New term, new lessons

Jokerit Helsinki 6 Kunlun Red Star 3 The opening game of the season, much like the first day back at school, brings a mixture of emotions. There’...

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Juniors on a learning curve

While the first team was continuing its preparations for the KHL campaign in St. Petersburg, our juniors were in Sochi to compete at the prestigious W...

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Ready for the real deal

Red Star’s final pre-season action of the summer took the team to St. Petersburg for the annual Puchkov Memorial Tournament – and our guys showed off ...

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I’m sure the KHL will take Chinese hockey to the next level – Sun Zehao

Kunlun Red Star goalie Sun Zehao has forced himself into consideration for his club’s KHL roster for the coming season. In an exclusive interview with...

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Moving up the learning curve

SOCHI HOCKEY OPEN Kunlun Red Star 2 Russia ‘B’ 4 The first stage is over. Red Star’s first pre-season tournament is complete, and the team ha...

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Another tough battle

SOCHI HOCKEY OPEN Kunlun Red Star 0 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 2 For the second game in a row, Red Star struggled to find the net. A solid defensive...

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Increased competition – welcome aboard, Ivan Nalimov!

Ivan Nalimov is the latest player to join Red Star’s ranks ahead of the coming season. The goalie arrives after spending most of last season at Admira...

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The bucket list

SOCHI HOCKEY OPEN SKA St. Petersburg 5 Kunlun Red Star 0 Russian hockey has been gripped by the Vedro-Challenge this summer – a ‘pass-it-on’ ...

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Old faces, new faces

SOCHI HOCKEY OPEN HC Sochi 1 Kunlun Red Star 3 (1-0, 0-1, 0-2) Red Star collected its first victory under Jussi Tapola with a 3-1 success aga...

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Stepping it up

Sochi, the jewel of Russia’s Riviera, is a great place for a summer holiday. But for Red Star, the coming week on the Black Sea coast is all about har...

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Czeching in

Red Star’s pre-season camp in the Czech Republic concluded with the first warm-up games ahead of the coming campaign. And, despite two narrow losses, ...

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Jyrki Aho – a new challenge for his 44th birthday

There’s not a lot of time for days off as Red Star revs up for the coming season – but Tuesday might give our assistant coach Jyrki Aho a brief day of...

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Getting ready in Riga

This year, Red Star gathered in Riga to prepare for its third KHL campaign. Our players arrived in the Latvian capital from all over the world in time...

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Eyes on Finland! Jussi Tapola becomes our new head coach

We are excited and honored to name Jussi Tapola as our new head coach. 43-year-old specialist will be guiding Kunlun Red Star in 2018-19 KHL Champions...

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Dawes delivers as Kunlun’s season closes

Kunlun Red Star 0 Barys Astana 4 The final outing for our guys this season saw us take on Barys Astana in Shanghai. It was not, in truth, a game ...

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Bright start, frustrating finish

Kunlun Red Star 2 Amur Khabarovsk 4 For the second time in three days, Red Star entertained Amur. And, for the second game in a row, the team fro...

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Beck bags a beauty as Red Star returns to Shanghai

Kunlun Red Star 1 Amur Khabarovsk 3 Red Star came home to China after its latest long road trip – and celebrated with one of the goals of the sea...

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Haunted by an ‘ex’

Metallurg Magnitogorsk 4 Kunlun Red Star 1 One of the unwritten rules of sport is that your former players will come back to haunt you. Today, Wo...

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Skrynnik impresses at former club

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 2 Kunlun Red Star 0 Alexander Skrynnik, our understudy goalie, hasn’t seen all that much action this season. With Magnus Hell...

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Olympians in waiting make the difference

Dinamo Minsk 1 Kunlun Red Star 3 Red Star’s trip to Belarus ended in victory thanks to two goals in 40 seconds late in the third period – and onc...

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Good news and bad news

Dynamo Moscow 5 Kunlun Red Star 2 First, the good news. Our goalie, Magnus Hellberg, confirmed his place on Sweden’s Olympic roster following an ...

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Different details, similar story

Jokerit Helsinki 3 Kunlun Red Star 1 It’s not a long journey from St. Petersburg to Helsinki, neither in geographical terms nor hockey ones. And,...

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Facing the best

SKA St. Petersburg 4 Kunlun Red Star 2 A daunting trip to St. Petersburg saw Red Star take on the defending champion and league leader, SKA. The ...

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When Christmas comes twice a year

Kunlun Red Star 7 Sibir Novosibirsk 4 This season’s first attempts to giftwrap a Christmas present for Red Star’s fans went somewhat awry. Happil...

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A grandstand finish

Kunlun Red Star 2 Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk 1 OT Red Star’s problems with scoring this season are all-too well-known. But Friday’s game against Ugra d...

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Red tape doesn’t help Red Star

Kunlun Red Star 0 Avangard Omsk 4 After finishing the old year with a victory against a team introducing a new head coach, Red Star hoped to star...

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Father of Dragon

What a great news came from Finland on the second day of New Year – our goaltending coach Jaakko Valkama became a father. His wife Aino gave birth to...

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New year – new faces. Welcome, Steve Kasper!

Steve Kasper enforced Kunlun Red Star coaching staff joining Igor Kravchuk as Bobby Carpenter’s assistant. During 13 seasons in the NHL, Steve played...

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Ringing out the Old Year, looking forward to the New

Admiral Vladivostok 0 Kunlun Red Star 2 Friday’s trip to Vladivostok brought down the curtain on Red Star’s 2017 program, completing our club’s f...

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Spartak crashes the Christmas party

Kunlun Red Star 1 Spartak Moscow 3 There was little Christmas cheer for Red Star, despite the visit of guests dressed in Red-and-White. Unfortun...

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A day of firsts

Kunlun Red Star 2 Severstal Cherepovets 1 OT Scoring your first goal for a club is always a special moment, and when it happens in overtime, it’...

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Beaten by a bogey team

Kunlun Red Star 0 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 2 The history books show that Torpedo has never been a good opponent for us: last season the team from ...

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Dream debut

Kunlun Red Star 3 Dinamo Riga 1 It’s a busy time of year for old Saint Nick, preparing to deliver all those presents. But for Red Star, the festi...

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Fightback falls narrowly short

Admiral Vladivostok 4 Kunlun Red Star 2 After suffering two shoot-out losses against Admiral this season, there was a sense of unfinished busines...

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Honors even after mini-series in Khabarovsk

Amur Khabarovsk 2 Kunlun Red Star 1 Two days after snapping our long losing streak in Khabarovsk, we faced a second meeting with an Amur team loo...

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A change of fortune

Amur Khabarovsk 3 Kunlun Red Star 4 OT Gameday began with big news: head coach Mike Keenan had left his post, replaced with immediate effect by B...

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Keenan relieved of duties as head coach, Carpenter named interim

Mike Keenan has been relieved of his duties as the head coach of the team. Bobby Carpenter has been named the interim head coach, effective immediatel...

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Power play goal makes the difference

Vityaz Moscow Region 2 Kunlun Red Star 1 Once again, the margin between success and failure was small. This game was ultimately decided by the ab...

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Grounds for optimism, signs of change

CSKA 3 Moscow Kunlun Red Star 1 It’s been a busy week behind the scenes, with changes in the club’s structure freeing up head coach Mike Keenan t...

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Way out west

Slovan Bratislava 2 Kunlun Red Star 1 OT In times of trouble, ‘Go west!’ was often the cry. From the old world to the new, then from the densely ...

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Rolled by the rookies

Kunlun Red Star 1 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 4 Goals change games. It’s one of the oldest truisms in the book, yet once again it proved itself in Friday...

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Champion delivers a masterclass

Kunlun Red Star 1 SKA St. Petersburg 8 When our club was formed – and don’t forget that the organization is still a little way short of its secon...

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More frustration as Red Star battles in vain

Kunlun Red Star 0 Dinamo Minsk 2 Sometimes it feels like a team just can’t catch a break. Thursday’s encounter with Dinamo Minsk promised to be a...

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Goalies decide

Kunlun Red Star 1 Dynamo Moscow 2 (SO) The international break brought some changes to Red Star’s roster … but there was no immediate change of l...

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Take two. Pavel Vorobei - KHL's Rookie of the Week

To mark the end of the eleventh week’s play of the tenth season of the Championship (due to the season break for the Eurotour we have included perform...

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Big fightback ends in vain

Kunlun Red Star 3 HC Sochi 4 Another defeat, and another hard loss to take. This game highlighted some of the best and worst of Red Star’s play t...

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Late strike breaks Red Star hearts

Kunlun Red Star 2 Salavat Yulaev Ufa 3 A last-minute goal from Ilya Zubov denied Red Star at least a share of the points at home to Salavat Yulae...

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Mike’s milestone – 100 KHL wins for Keenan

Kunlun Red Star 2 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 0 Mike Keenan achieved his 100th victory as a head coach in the KHL, overcoming a man he once coached i...

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Invaluable experience. Welcome, Cliff Ronning!

Cliff Ronning, a 52-year-old former player with 18-year NHL experience, became the latest addition to Kunlun Red Star coaching staff. Starting from 1s...

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Canadian call-ups and battles with the leader

Kunlun Red Star 1 Ak Bars Kazan 2 A day after four of Red Star’s players got call-ups for Team Canada’s roster at next month’s Karjala Cup in Fin...

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A sense of deja-vu

Kunlun Red Star 2 Admiral Vladivostok 3 SO Another day, another match-up with Admiral, and another shoot-out. And, sorry to say, another defeat a...

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Birthday blues for Iron Mike

Kunlun Red Star 1 Admiral Vladivostok 2 SO Some days, you just sense that the fates are conspiring against you. Even on your birthday. For Red St...

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Нome and away

Kunlun Red Star 2 Traktor Chelyabinsk 3 SO In years to come, this might be a handy little trivia question: in which Russian city has Red Star pla...

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Back on track

Sibir Novosibirsk 0 Kunlun Red Star 3 After a bunch of games where things did not quite go right, Red Star got back on form in some style at Sibi...

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Brule & Co impress, but Barys snatches the win

Barys Astana 4 Kunlun Red Star 3 OT Another narrow loss on the road was enlivened by the burgeoning understanding between our top line of forward...

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Denied by Dominik – Red Star frustrated by Furch

Avangard Omsk 3 Kunlun Red Star 0 Sometimes, it just isn’t your day. Sometimes, you run into a goalie who manages to stop everything. There wasn’...

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On the wrong end of a tight verdict

Ugra Khanty-Mansiysk 2 Kunlun Red Star 1 Another road trip got underway with Red Star, on the face of it, in decent form. Three victories from fo...

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Battling Red Star snatches a point

Kunlun Red Star 2 Metallurg Magnitogorsk 3 SO Red Star claimed a point against last season’s Gagarin Cup runner-up after battling back from the l...

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Zach’s strike shoots down Lada

Kunlun Red Star 2 Lada Togliatti 1 Zach Yuen was one of the most popular players of Red Star’s debut season. Vancouver born, but proud of his Chi...

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Power play strikes deliver important win

Kunlun Red Star 2 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg 1 Kunlun moved back up to top four in the Eastern Conference with victory on its return to Shanghai...

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Wolski and Daloga delight our Sino-Suomi fanclub

Dinamo Riga 1 Kunlun Red Star 2 The end of our latest road trip brought a much-needed boost with victory at Dinamo Riga. Bolstered by the return...

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A tough day in Moscow

Spartak Moscow 6 Kunlun Red Star 2 After the controversial conclusion to our game at Severstal, the consequences continued. Head coach Mike Keen...

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Tempers flare in Cherepovets

Severstal Cherepovets 5 Kunlun Red Star 4 An evening of frustration ended with a narrow defeat – and an angry exchange between our head coach, Mi...

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Late lapse proves costly for Kunlun

Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 3 Kunlun Red Star 1 After climbing to the top of the Eastern Conference during our home stand in Shanghai, confidence wa...

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Magnus Hellberg - KHL's Goalie of the Week

To mark the end of the fourth week’s play of the tenth season of the Championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the wee...

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Hellberg denies, Brule delivers

Kunlun Red Star 2 Vityaz Podolsk 0 Two shut-outs on the spin and another goal for Gilbert Brule helped us to a 2-0 win over Vityaz. Not only did ...

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Hellberg freezes out Slovan, Red Star claims first home win

Kunlun Red Star 2 Slovan Bratislava 0 That long-awaited first home victory of the season has arrived. Following a false start against Jokerit and...

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Last-second heartbreak after Kunlun’s brave fight

Kunlun Red Star 3 CSKA Moscow 4 OT Monday’s third period produced a stirring fightback – and even if it fell just short of snatching victory, Kun...

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Closer to home

Kunlun Red Star 1 Jokerit Helsinki 4 After that long, long tour to start our season, Red Star returned to China for its first home game of the 20...

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Homeward bound … and on a winning streak

Lada Togliatti 0 Kunlun Red Star 2 The marathon road trip came to an end at Lada – and our winning streak remains intact. A 2-0 success, and a fi...

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Pavel Vorobei - KHL's Rookie of the Week

To mark the end of the second week’s play of the tenth season of the Championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the wee...

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Kunlun climbs to second place after a thriller in Chelyabinsk

Traktor Chelyabinsk 4 Kunlun Red Star 5 SO It’s not always about making a great start. Sometimes, lost causes can be retrieved. Which was just a...

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Wolski makes triumphant return in Red Star win

Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg 1 Kunlun Red Star 2 It was a big day for Wojtek Wolski as Kunlun recorded its second successive victory. The 31-year-old ...

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It’s De-lightful, it’s De-lirious, it’s DeFazio!

Salavat Yulaev Ufa 1 Kunlun Red Star 2 Brandon DeFazio was Kunlun’s hero with a late, late winner in Ufa. His strike, with just two seconds remai...

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The road trip continues: a narrow loss in Tatarstan

Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 2 Kunlun Red Star 1 After a win and a loss on the road to start the season, Kunlun headed to a Neftekhimik team looking t...

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Battling Kunlun edged out in Kazan

Ak Bars Kazan 4 Kunlun Red Star 2 Thursday’s game pitted two of the KHL’s top coaches against one another with our own Mike Keenan taking on Zine...

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New season, new heroes

HC Sochi 2 Kunlun Red Star 4 It’s been a big summer for hockey in Beijing. Since the 2016-17 campaign came to an end with a brave playoff loss ag...

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Krechin leaves KRS

Vladimir Krechin was dismissed from GM position due to mismanagement and misconduct and Mike Keenan will be executing as GM and Head Coach duties from...

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Hopes and dreams on Swiss role rehearsal

Just as the Swiss weather bureau foretold, the oppressive heatwave in Herisau has abated and we are now enjoying the kind of warm and pleasant summer ...

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Quest for the Gagarin Cup begins in the heat of Herisau

Late on Friday our team waved goodbye to Moscow and flew to Switzerland for our first preseason training camp. The destination was the little town of ...

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The New Generation. KRS Junior starts preseason training

In the forthcoming season, our club will have a presence in every tier of the KHL system. This means that the hockey world’s favorite noun phrase of t...

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Red Stars of the Kremlin. Preseason begins with a glimpse into the past

On Tuesday, the 4th of July, our team gathered in Moscow for preseason training, which begins in earnest when the players undergo the physicals on the...

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One down, many more to go!

Today, HC Beijing Kunlun Red Star celebrates its first birthday. June 25, 2016, next day after KHL’s Board of Directors formally accepted Kunlun Red ...

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The Signing of the Four. Update on new players

Now that two weeks have elapsed since we penned our team-building progress report, the time has come to post an update on further developments. Unders...

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A new season on the horizon; a new team taking shape

And so begins June, the one month of the year which can truly be described as dead from the KHL point of view. A time when the inhabitants of Hockey T...

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Welcome to the Dragon's Den, Bobby!

Bobby Carpenter joins Kunlun Red Star coaching staff as Mike Keenan’s assistant alongside former USSR and Russia star, two-time Olympic champion Igor ...

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Review of the Season – the Chernyshev Division

The Eastern-most outposts of the KHL gained a new neighbor this season as Kunlun Red Star brought top-level hockey to China for the first time. Among ...

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Preseason Schedule Confirmed

Here are the milestones of preparation plan for the second season in HC Kunlun Red Star history. July 1-3. Team gathers in Beijing, then flies to...

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