TEAM RUSSIA MANAGEMENT GROUP
The Russian Ice Hockey Federation announced the management group that will lead Russia’s National Men’s Team at the 2018 World Championship, which will be played May 4-20, in Denmark. The management group will oversee and lead operations for Team Russia, including staff selection and player evaluation and selection. The Russian national team's management group includes the coaches and the medical and analytical departments. With the goal of preparing successfully for international tournaments, information is constantly being exchanged in cooperation between the different departments. The information includes medical-biological data, analytical and video information, data about players' physical state and scout reports.
The medical department regularly conducts complex tests on national team candidates, the results of which are analysed and given to the coaching staff.
Analytical and selection department
The analytical department constantly monitors national team candidates, makes video analysis of the Russian national team's matches, studies the training process, watches KHL and NHL teams, puts together large statistical analysis and creates original analysis technology for matches.