Locomotiv News, Video Of Alexander Galimov

Already this morning there are many developments following the plane crash of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl yesterday.

First I want to include this video for those that want to see it but only put it in as a link for those whom do not want to see – it is graphic. There is video of Alexander Galimov being removed from the accident site.

Now I will link clips of news that I’ve come across via Twitter this morning…


RT @SlavaMalamud: Legendary coach Viktor Tikhonov suggests every KHL team send at least 1 player to Lokomotiv to salvage the team’s season.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Relatives have begun identifying. Former #NJDevils‘ prospect Vasyunov was the 1st identified.less than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet Reply


While the KHL did in fact suspend its season until next week, as I reported about an hour ago, no make up dates have been set yetless than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet Reply


KHL boss Alexander Medvedev says Lokomotiv will be rebuilt immediately. He wants teams to offer up to 3 players each on loan.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


#Lokomotiv charity. Фонд помощи семьям погибших – Официально / Новости // ФХР – Федерация хоккея России http://t.co/tnB9ARe #KHLless than a minute ago via Tweet Button Favorite Retweet Reply


KHL Pres also told SovSport all teams want to play with a special patch on their jerseys. Its design is being worked on.less than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet Reply


Between 30 and 40 KHL players have already volunteered to play for Lokomotivless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply



Slava Fetisov says Pyotr Vorobyev, who coached Lokomotiv in the late 1990s and has been the coach of their Jr team, will take on new Loko.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


KHL Pres Medvedev also said Lokomotiv will be made up of the team alumni playing elsewhere and free agents still availableless than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet Reply


The two survivors, Galimov and Sizov, are in Moscow now, being rushed to the hospital.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Vesti.ru now seems to confirm Stan Galiev’s report about Sergei Ostapchuk’s mother, who died of a heart attack upon hearing the news.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


In new “Locomotive” ready to play 36 players from other clubs of #KHL.This was told by the league chairman Vyacheslav Fetisovless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

UPDATE 9:04:

Tragic hockey flight – RT picture galleries http://t.co/VrUxaex #lokomotiv #planecrash #KHLless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply



My story on the #KHL coach who expected to be on that doomed jet, and the last-minute choice that spared him. http://t.co/oZHz5uQless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply



Doctors are saying Galimov not only has 3rd degree burns to over 80% of his body, but also has burns to his upper respiratory system.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

The Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) President De Vos has issued a statement about yeserday’s crash – Three of those lost had played for the Griffins.


Picture of Alexander Galimov (the lone player who survived) transported to a hospital in Moscow (via @plysenkov) http://t.co/eyzHhZWless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Until regular season starts, the #KHL‘s TV channel will only broadcast #Lokomotiv games. They will also have a live feed from Minsk later.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Ruslan Salei’s funeral will be held this weekend in Minsk at Moskovskoe cemetery.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Galimov’s condition has been stabilized but is still extremely critical, doctors say.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

UPDATE 10:00 am:


In addition to 2,000,000 rubles from Salavat Yulaev Ufa, at least Dynamo Moscow have promised to donate 10,000,000 rubles to #Lokomotiv #KHLless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Fans in Latvia are remembering Karlis Skrastins http://t.co/aNMnh5jless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


RT“@dchesnokov: Aeroflot flew relatives of the deceased in to Yaroslavl after the crash for free.”less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPad Favorite Retweet Reply


Apparently deceased #Lokomotiv coach Alexander Karpovtsev’s wife got into an accident en route to Yaroslavl. All ok though, luckily. #KHLless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

UPDATE 10:40:

Ex-NHLer Denis Grebeshkov, native of Yaroslavl, tells Sport-Express he’s ready and willing to join Lokomotiv. “Something I would have to do”less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Galimov is responsive. Its still not looking good, but the whole situation is seems to get better. Give a hand to the doctors! Come on Alex!less than a minute ago via txt Favorite Retweet Reply



WATCH: A tribute to the ex-NHLers who were victims of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash. http://t.co/Kld9VJOless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Denis Grebeshkov: I’m ready to play for #Lokomotiv #KHLless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Update 11am:

The wife of Lokomotiv coach Karpovtsev, on her way to Yaroslavl with their daughter, was involved in a car crash. Minor injuries, child OKless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


A memorial service for the players, coaches and staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl will be held in Yaroslavl’s Arena 2000 Lokomotiv on Saturday.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Lokomotiv goalie Alexander Vyukhin will be buried in Omsk, next to Alexei Cherepanovless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Kronwall: It’s one of those things where it comes as a shock. You still don’t want to believe it.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply



В Гродно, где в свое время играл Салей, сегодня почтут память хоккеиста http://t.co/U4WaVNHless than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet Reply


Lokomotiv players will be laid to rest on the Alley of Glory at Leontievskoe cemetery in Yaroslavl. Bodies of foreign born will be flown…less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


… to be buried in their home countries.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


This is the 13th and the biggest fatal plane crash in Russia this year. Total death toll – 81. A terrible year even by Russia’s standardsless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


Belarus will host a preseason hockey tournament starting next year. It will be called the “Ruslan Salei Tournament” in Salei’s memoryless than a minute ago via Mobile Web Favorite Retweet Reply

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