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Former NHL stars, the Babichi brothers visited Ukraine, where they showed how to play hockey

Former US NHL hockey players with Ukrainian roots – Dave and Wayne Babichi visited their historic homeland for the first time.

Legendary hockey brothers held a master class in Novoyavorovsk, Lviv region for the "Galician Lviv". Reports on XSport.

Defender Dave Babich has spent more than a thousand games in the National Hockey League and has become a silver medalist for the World Cup in the Canadian national team. His older brother, Wayne, played 15 seasons in the NHL as an attacker.

Both were born in Edmonton, Canada. Wayne is 60 and his younger brother, Dave, is 57 years old and works on the Vancouver Canucks NHL club system. The older brother also lives in Vancouver, in the province of Manitoba, where he owns a sports school.

Last season of the Ukrainian Hockey League "Lions of Galicia" has stopped in the quarterfinals. In the same year, the club refused to compete in the national championship due to funding problems, but at the same time kept the teams young.

Video: TO GO

As reported by "Country", there were videos of the best moments and goals abandoned the 16th round of the Ukrainian hockey championship.

Note that in the Norwegian league played the longest match in the history of world hockey.

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