, автор: Быстрова А.

Kirill Kaprizov: If I had been called up for the Olympics, I would made it

The NHL did not let its hockey players go to the Games, which were held in Beijing.

Источник фото: Давид Черны / Reuters

Minnesota Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov of Russia said he was ready to go to the 2022 Winter Olympics.

The NHL was originally willing to let its players go to the Olympics, but then changed its decision due to a worsening epidemiological situation.

"If I had been called up, I would have made it. I think that if called, every player would do the same," Kaprizov was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti.

Kaprizov - Olympic champion in 2018, on his account the winning puck in the final against Germany.