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Washington Capitals wing Alex Ovechkin and Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will lead Russia in the world ice h

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Washington Capitals wing Alex Ovechkin and Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will lead Russia in the world ice hockey championship starting in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday. Custom Arizona Diamondbacks Jerseys . Just seven players, including captain Ovechkin, have survived from the squad that lost to Finland in the Sochi Olympic quarterfinals. One notable absentee was former New Jersey Devils wing Ilya Kovalchuk, now playing for SKA St. Petersburg, who was injured. Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Anton Khudobin was on track to play at his first worlds after a breakout NHL season saw him post a save percentage of .926, fifth best in the league. Only NHL players whose teams have been eliminated from the playoffs were eligible for the squad announced on Tuesday by the Russian Hockey Federation, but more players can be added later on. The worlds are the first major competition for new Russia coach Oleg Znarok. He has been tasked with reviving the team after it failed to win a medal at Sochi. Russia is to play Switzerland, Finland, the United States, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Germany and Belarus in the group stage. The squad includes 26 names, one more than the maximum allowed by the International Ice Hockey Federation for the championship. Of the 26, eight play in the NHL, with the remaining 16 all drawn from the Kontinental Hockey League. That included defenceman Anton Belov, who left the Edmonton Oilers for Russian team SKA. Among the other NHL players named were Washington Capitals defenceman Dmitry Orlov and wing Evgeny Kuznetsov, who at 21 was the youngest on the team. ------ Russia: Sergei Bobrovsky, Andrei Vasilevsky, Anton Khudobin, Anton Belov, Denis Denisov, Nikita Zaitsev, Andrei Zubarev, Alexander Kutuzov, Evgeny Medvedev, Dmitry Orlov, Maxim Chudinov, Egor Yakovlev, Artem Anisimov, Alexander Burmistrov, Evgeny Dadonov, Danis Zaripov, Ilya Zubov, Sergei Kalinin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nikolai Kulemin, Andrei Loktionov, Alex Ovechkin, Sergei Plotnikov, Viktor Tikhonov, Vadim Shipachev, Sergei Shirokov. Arizona Diamondbacks Jerseys . a€“ All signs point to the Maple Leafs having their top offseason acquisition in the lineup on opening night. Jorge De La Rosa Jersey . TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie tweeted Monday morning that Callahan - who is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, is now open to a six-year contract at less than $7 million per season. . The 17-year-old had four goals and four assists in 38 games for Liberec in the Czech pro league this past season. Zacha had three goals and two assists in seven games at the world mens under-18 championship in April when the Czech Republic took the silver medal.Oscar Pistorius was sentenced by Judge Thokozile Masipa to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Masipa indicating that she wanted a sentence that was fair and just both to society and the accused. Judge Masipa also sentenced Pistorius to three years in prison for unlawfully firing a gun in a restaurant in a separate incident weeks before he killed Steenkamp. However, the Court ordered that sentence to be suspended for five years on the condition that Pistorius is not found guilty of another firearm offence during that time. Both sentences will run concurrently. A concurrent jail sentence means that Pistorius will serve all the sentences at the same time. This is in contrast to a consecutive jail sentence, where Pistorius would have had to serve one sentence first before starting the next one. Concurrent jail sentences are generally the norm. Culpable Homicide Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide, which means Judge Masipa concluded he acted negligently when he killed Steenkamp. So by passing on the more severe charge of murder, Judge Masipa was saying she believed the shooting was an accident. Under South African law, the legislation does not provide for specific prison time for culpable homicide. Rather, the sentencing is discretionary (varies from fines to prison time), although its not unusual to see prison time in South Africa of 5-10 years for this type of crime. The sentence of five years is on the lighter side but still in keeping with South African precedent. Early Release for Pistorius Judge Masipa relied on Section 276(1)(i) of the Criminal Procedure Act, which provides for imprisonment from which such a person may be placed under correctional supervision in the discretion of the Commissioner or a parole board. The key term in that section is correctional supervision. Correctional supervision is a community-based sentence which is served by the offender in the community under the control and supervision of correctional officials, subject to conditions which have been set by the court or the Commissioner of Correctional Services, in order to protect the community and to prevent relapse into crime. Effectively, its house arrest with additional conditions, such as community service, lectures and meetings. By invoking Section 276(1)(i), Judge Masipa set the stage for a possible early release. There are reports, however, that Pistorius will be out of jail within ten months and serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest (or correctional supervision). While this is possible, it is by no means automatic. The more likely scenario is that he serves a third of his sentence in prison (or 20 months). Thereafter, assuming he has behaved, his release will be a negotiated with Correctional Services. Possible Appeal It is open to the prosecution and its lead lawyer Gerrie Nel to appeal Judge Masipas ruling of culpable homicide. Judge Masipa found Pistorius not guilty of murder. In order to make out this charge, the prosecution had to establish that Pistorius intended to kill someone – Steenkamp or the intruder. Thats right – its still murder if it could be shown that Pistorius intended to kill anyone that night. Perhaps it could be argued that the requisite intent to kill Steenkamp was not established. A tough argument to make given the ttotality of the evidence but still an argument that could made with a certain level of credibility. Nick Ahmed Jersey. . The reasoning would go something like this: Pistorius did not know it was Steenkamp in the bathroom so he therefore could not form the necessary intent to kill her. However, the Judge committed an error of law when she concluded that Pistorius did not commit murder. Specifically, Pistorius should have been found guilty of murder because he foresaw killing someone and then did so. This legal concept of intent, which holds people responsible for the foreseeable consequences of their actions, is called dolus eventualis. By his own account, after he heard the intruder, Pistorius grabbed his gun, removed the safety, charged down the narrow hallway to the bathroom, and without any words of warning, fired four shots through a locked door into a very small toilet cubicle. Every decision from grabbing the gun to firing the shots with deadly hollow point black tallon bullets was conscious and intentional. He did not fire just once clumsily or accidentally, or yell out to the intruder. He deliberately and intentionally fired four shots in quick succession with great precision through the toilet door. The evidence strongly supports the conclusion that Pistorius believed that there was a person behind the door, foresaw that his gunshots would kill that person and nevertheless persisted. And thats murder. How did Judge Masipa come to a different conclusion? Well it seems that she concluded Pistorius did not intend to kill anyone because Steenkamp was asleep in his bed. Theres an obvious disconnect in that logic, and it seems as though Judge Masipa was focused exclusively on whether Pistorius believed Steenkamp was still in his bed. This constitutes a misapplication of the law, which opens the door for an appeal by the prosecution. Will the Prosecution Appeal? The prosecution will consider a number of factors in deciding whether it files an appeal. Nel was asking for ten years and got five. A conviction of murder would have meant 15 years in prison. So from that standpoint, he will consider the prison time light. The suitability of the sentence from a societal standpoint will also be considered. What type of message is being sent? Is the judicial culture in South Africa indulgent and soft on crime? Are criminals being told that they will be treated with leniency? Does such a modest sentence for such a horrible crime serve as a deterrent? The Steenkamp family considers the matter closed. A lawyer for the family said the sentence was welcome and they felt it was right. That may have an impact on whether Nel elects to appeal, although this will not be a determining factor. The State (in the form of the South Africas National Prosecuting Authority) has said it has the appetite to appeal the culpable homicide verdict with the hope of securing a murder conviction. Still its unclear at this point if we will see an appeal. The prosecution will study the matter and make its decision by appeal deadline, which is in 14 days. Will Pistorius Appeal? No. This is a very good result for Pistorius. His story was filled with a number of improbabilities that made his intruder story very difficult to believe. Indeed, the prosecution might tell you Pistorius got away with murder. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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