Russia's goalkeeper Ilya Bryzgalov attends a quarter-final USA vs Russia game of the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship in Helsinki on May 16, 2013. Bryzgalov who plays with the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League (NHL) found today himself skating on very thin ice after praising the rule of Joseph Stalin and saying there was 'logic' in the actions of the Soviet tyrant.
There's no easy game, there's no easy way out. World championship, there's lots of good players here ... Every game is very tough and pretty even.
What’s the point? There’s no difference ... We are not going to make the playoffs. It doesn’t matter whether you’re two games below or two games above .500. It’s pointless. Of course, it’s nice to win the games, but at the end of the day it doesn’t change anything.More quotes »
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