For some time now we have known that the KHL was planning to play a few games in Brooklyn at the new Barclays Center. But now we have the actual confirmation.will be held on January 19 and 20. Dynamo Moscow and SKA St. Petersburg will be the teams representing the KHL.
For what it's worth: The New York Islanders are home on Jan. 19 while the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils are on the road that weekend.
Speaking to the media this morning, Shalaev said, "The Barclays Center easily surpasses the New York Rangers' home at Madison Square Garden as a hockey venue."
He added "there's nothing good about [MSG]. Anyone who's been there understands that arena is no longer suited to modern hockey."
We will certainly disagree with this statement.
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