USHL All-Access: Dmitry Efimov
Wednesday August 29, 2012
Dmitry Efimov is the Managing Director of the MHL and lead organizer for the Junior Club World Cup. (photo courtesy of the MHL)
USHL.com spoke with Dmitry Efimov who is the Managing Director of the MHL (Russia junior hockey league) and the lead organizer for the Junior Club World Cup. He discusses the creation of the of the tournament, its value to junior hockey, and the importance of having the USHL compete at the event.
The Waterloo Black Hawks were the first USHL team to participate in the Junior Club World Cup and recently captured the silver medal at the 2012 tournament.
Interview - Dmitry Efimov
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrated its 10th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and over 280 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).
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