Bilyaletdinov Steps Down After Team Russia Collapse

Zinetula Bilyaletdinov

Russia will enter the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk with a new national coach. Zinetula Bilyaletdinov leaves his post.

Bilyaletdinov reported to the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia’s Executive Committee on Wednesday and the result was what most hockey people in Russia expected since the 3-1 quarter-final loss to Finland at the 2014 Olympics on home ice in Sochi.

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