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Russia Loses Best Hockey Team in Air Crash

09-09 17:35 Caijing
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits the crash site of a plane with Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl near the city of Yaroslavl, 300 kilometres (185 miles) northeast of Moscow, on September 8, 2011. Russia mourned on September 8 the deaths of 43 people including top ice hockey players in a plane crash. Among those killed were the team's Canadian coach Brad McCrimmon—a former assistant with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings—goalie and former Swedish Olympic champion Stefan Liv as well as Slovak ex-NHL standout Pavol Demitra, three Czech stars —Jan Marek, Josef Vasicek and Karel Rachunek and Latvian hockey star Karlis Skrastins. Photo: AFP

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