After a somber start, the first 2 weeks of the season have been full of action in the KHL both on and off the ice. We have seen one team dominate its first four games on both ends of the ice, a player with his name on the Stanley Cup decide to sign on to be the captain of a perennial cellar dweller instead of having another go at the NHL, and a player who faces charges for sexual assault and robbery.
After a disappointing second round playoff exit last season SKA Saint Petersburg’s management decided it was time to alter the formula. The team got younger, and much to the objection of the supporters Milos Riha was brought on board to coach the team. Four games into the season the change seems to be for the better. The team is seemingly firing on all cylinders already, especially on defense.
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