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Russian players cleared for NHL Global Series games in Prague

Yakov Trenin (Credit: Getty Images)

Russian players from the National Hockey League's San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators have finally been given permission to play in the two Global Series games set for October 7-8 at Prague’s O2 Arena, despite having been initially told they were not welcome by the Czech government.

The players involved are Nashville forward Yakov Trenin and San Jose duo Alexander Barabanov and Evgeny Svechnikov.

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