Russia’s Kuznetsov gets four-year IIHF ban after cocaine test

FILE PHOTO: Mar 28, 2019; Raleigh, NC, USA; Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) smiles against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said on Friday it had suspended Russian national team player Evgeny Kuznetsov for four years for testing positive for cocaine. Kuznetsov, who plays for the Washington Capitals in North America’s National Hockey League (NHL), said he accepted his suspension. “Representing my country has always been so […]

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