A total of six players were obliged by Dinamo Minsk to try-out.

IIHF U18 World Championship USA – BLR Viktor Masilevich #11, Adam Samuelsson #5 Arena Metallurg, Magnitogorsk ©Puckfans.at/Andreas Robanser

One goalie, two defender and three forwards invited Dinamo Minsk to a try-out. Among the forward Viktor Masilevich, a Team Belarus U20 player. The junior international is 18-year-old Masilevich, who has also played a U18 World Championship for Belarus. He comes from the Belorussian ice hockey school and was also active for Shakhter Soligorsk 2 in addition to the U17 and U18 team. Now is the chance for the young defender in the KHL to present himself.

The veteran goalie is 33-year-old Dmitri Milchakov of the Czech Extraliga top team HC Plzen. Milchakov comes from the junior school of the Swedish club MODO. When he was 16, he returned to Belarus and worked for Yunost Minsk. In the following years he played for both Dinamo Minsk and Dinamo Minsk II. His career continued in Belarus in the teams of HK Vitebsk, HC Gomel, HK Brest and Metallurg Zhlobin. From the 2013-14 season Milchakov was in action at Dynamo Minsk in the KHL, completing a total of 46 games in three years. In the season 2017-18 he went back to Yunost Minsk where he hired after a season at the Czech Extraliga club HC Plzen. The past season did not go as desired and so Milchakov accepted the invitation to try out. Overall, Milchakov played for Belarus in five U18 and U20 World Championships. For the Belorussian A-team, he participated in six World Championships and an Olympic qualification. Milchakov would like to bring in this experience to be an accomplished goalie in the KHL.

IIHF World Championship BLR – RUS Roman Dyukov #9, Ilya Kablukov #29 Royal Arena, Copenhagen ©Puckfans.at/Andreas Robanser

From Russian clubs come the 23-year-old Roman Dyukov from Lada and the 37-year-old Alexander Materukhin from Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk. Dyukov played mostly at clubs from his homeland, like Yunos Minsk and Vitebsk. In the season 2016-17 he ventured the leap into the US to the ECHL team of “Adirondack Thunder”. With this team, he reached the play-offs, but reached only 15 points. Not enough, and he returned to Belarus again. Dyukov played 20 games at Dinamo Minsk in the KHL and the Kazakh VHL team of “Saryarka Karaganda”. After this season he remained in the VHL, played in “Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk” from Kazakhstan and the Russian team of “Lada Togliatti”. Now the Defender gets the new chance for the KHL. In the Belarusian national team Dyukov was for the U18 and U20 at three World Championships in EInsatz. For the A-Team he was allowed to show his skills at two World Championships.

19-year-old forward Andrei Pavlenko comes from the Canadian WHL team of the Edmonton Oil Kings. For the Canadians Pavlenko played two seasons. In the past season succeed the forward 26 points (9G / 17A) and reached the play-offs. Now follows the two-time participant in a U18 and U20 World Cup for Belarus, the invitation of Dinamo Minsk to establish itself in the KHL.

Twenty-five-year-old Roman Dostanko completes the “Try-Out Sextet”, which seeks to safeguard the opportunity. Born in Soligorsk, Dostanko has been active with his home club, Shakhter Soligorsk, since his youth and also played for Belarus in a U20 World Cup. Now he follows the call of the KHL team to the try-out and like all other players, wants to use the Chane.

IIHF U18 World Championship BLR – SUI Keijo Weibel #23, Nikita Tolopilo #25 Arena Metallurg, Magnitogorsk ©Puckfans.at/Andreas Robanser

The only “non-try-out” player to sign up is Nikita Tolopilo, a player of the Belarussian U20 team. The 19-year-old Tolopilo comes from the Junior U17 of the Swiss club Gotteron. For the Belarus U18 and U20 national team he was already at two World Championships. The 19-year-old Tolopilo comes from the U17 of the Swiss club Gotteron. For the Belarus U18 and U20 national team he was already at two World Championships.