Maxim Gafurov: Torpedo is not a one-day team. We ourselves are becoming a top club.”

General manager “Torpedo » Maxim Gafurov in an interview with spoke about how the attitude towards hockey in Nizhny Novgorod is changing.

Torpedo occupies first place in the Western Conference with 23 points in 15 matches. In the last meeting, the Nizhny Novgorod team defeated Dynamo in Moscow with a score of 7:1.

— Is Torpedo now receiving many offers from other KHL clubs so you can trade players for them? Their actions are increasing wonderfully!

– I would say we have grown. Everyone understands that Torpedo is not a one-day team. It sparkles and enters the shadow of the big clubs. We ourselves are becoming a top club, a top organization. We are heading towards that.

Yes, there is still a long way to go. But it is already important that the guys believe in this result, that it is possible for them here. Their place is in Nizhny Novgorod. And there are other youth and junior hockey events to come. All experts will immediately understand what we are talking about…

— By the way, tell us about the 15-year-old child prodigy Viktor Fedorov, who moves from Yaroslavl to Nizhny Novgorod. They say he is by far the best of his age.

— This is still an unofficial transition. A little later there will be all the information. And it’s not even about this particular event. The fact is that some change is happening. The bottom one is increasing,” Gafurov told .

Last season, Torpedo, under the leadership of Igor Larionov, reached the second round of the playoffs by eliminating Dynamo Moscow in the first round (4-2 in the series).

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Source : MatchTV

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