Russian Jet Carrying a Hockey Team Crashes

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    A plane crash in Russia… a pro hockey team on board. At least 43 people are dead.

    FOX News Radio’s Jessica Golloher has more from Moscow:

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    Several of those killed were names known to even casual hockey fans, some with long NHL careers.

    FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig has more on the players:

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    A list of NHL players and draft picks killed in the crash, with the teams they played for:

    Pavol Demitra – Ottawa, St. Louis, LA, Minnesota, Vancouver

    Jan Marek – NY Rangers (draft), LA

    Karel Rachunek – Ottawa, NY Rangers, NJ

    Stefan Liv – Grand Rapids (minor league), Toledo (minor league)

    Ruslan Salei – Anaheim, Florida, Colorado, Detroit

    Karlis Skrastins – Nashville, Colorado, Florida, Dallas

    Josef Vasicek – Carolina, Nashville, NY Islanders

    Alexander Vasyunov – NJ

    Vitali Ankienko – Ottawa (draft)

    Daniil Sobchenko – SJ (draft)

    Ivan Tkachenko – Columbus (draft)

    Coaching Staff

    HEAD COACH: Brad McCrimmon – Boston, Philadelphia, Calgary, Detroit, Hartford, Phoenix

    ASS’T COACH: Alexander Karpostev – NY Rangers, Chicago, NY Islanders, Toronto, Florida

    ASS’T COACH: Igor Korolev – St. Louis, Winnipeg, Phoenix, Toronto, Chicago

    Upon word of the crash… a hockey game in Ufa, Russia was cancelled midway through the game and a symbolic tapping of the ice with their hockey sticks to remember the dead.

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