Mark Pavelich, a member of the famous United States ice hockey team which masterminded the "Miracle on Ice", is facing assault charges after reportedly attacking a neighbour with a metal pole.
Mikhail Zakharov has been re-appointed as the head coach of the Belarus men's ice hockey team.
Slovakian ice hockey side Slovan Bratislava are to re-join the country's Tipsport Liga after dropping out of the Russian-dominated Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Alexei Kudashov's appointment as head coach of the Russian national ice hockey team was given the seal of approval in a meeting with Russian Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov.
Sweeping changes among the underage ranks at Ice Hockey UK have seen Martin Grubb appointed as head coach of Britain's under-20 men's team.
The Danish Ice Hockey Union has extended the contract of women's national team head coach Fredrik Glader for a second season.
The 16th edition of the International Ice Hockey Federation's Development Camp has drawn to a close in Vierumaki in Finland.
Alexei Kudashov has been appointed to replace Ilya Vorobyov as head coach of the Russian men's ice hockey team.