Phil Esposito special guest at Christmas Hockey Tournament in Minsk

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Phil Esposito special guest at Christmas Hockey Tournament in Minsk

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Famous Canadian striker Phil Esposito will become a special guest of the Christmas tournament of hockey fans for the prize of the President of Belarus, which starts today at Chizhovka Arena.

The Federation of Ice Hockey of Belarus says the legend of world hockey will come to Minsk on January 4 at the invitation of the Chinese team, which takes part in the amateur competitions for the first time.

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Striker of the Canadian team, two-time winner of the Stanley Cup with Boston Phil Esposito became the best scorer in 1972 in the legendary super series of the USSR v Canada. He is a member of the Hall of Hockey Glory, where he was introduced in 1984.