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Watch: Yegor Korshkov takes on Team Canada and won’t back down

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Canada - Russia at the Sochi Cup was not the friendliest of friendly matches.

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5’7” former OHL scoring whizz Justin Azevedo is the man in the fray with Korshkov.
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It’s like we’re each as bad as the other. A chippy game between Canada’s nascent Olympic squad and Russia’s U25 team had villains on all sides.

First there was this:

And then later all this happened.

The men on Yegor Korshkov are Brandon McMillan, a former member of the Ducks who’s been in Europe for a while, and Ak Bars scoring whizz Justin Azevedo, who still remembers how to act like a Kitchener Ranger. Korshkov isn’t shy, but he is too easy to push over. More edge work should be part of his future.