2 G, 1 A against Barys

KUNLUN RED STAR 5 BARYS ASTANA 1 Beijing, it’s been too long. Taking the Red Star roadshow to Shanghai for more than three months was a special experience for everyone connected with the club, but at the end of every journey there’s something special about returning home. And when that homecoming brings a 5-1 win…

Last-minute Rau sinks Dinamo Minsk

Kunlun Red Star clawed back a 0-2 deficit before snatching the game-winner with just 16 seconds left as Dinamo Minsk dropped out of the playoff spots. Chad Rau was the hero for the Chinese team, tying the game at 3-3 on 55:30 before grabbing that decisive strike. Janne Jalasvaara made the diagonal play to get…

Halloween treat for Red Star

Halloween – like hockey – isn’t a traditional part of Chinese life. But lovers of both have cause to celebrate today as Kunlun Red Star lit up the holiday by spooking Admiral and moving into a playoff spot. The win also brought around some swift revenge for Red Star, coming just two days after a…

Second win in Shanghai

Kunlun Red Star 2 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 1 Kunlun was billed as predominantly a Beijing team, but the newcomer seems to be entirely at home in Shanghai as well. The second game in China’s second city brought another victory, with Neftekhimik becoming the latest team to struggle in the Orient this season. Tuuka Mantyla, the team’s…

Winning start in Shanghai

Kunlun Red Star 4 Lada Togliatti 2 The KHL made its first visit to Shanghai – where Kunlun will play 11 games over the course of the coming season – and delivered a festival of hockey for local fans. After a bright start, with victory in its first two games, Kunlun’s form had dipped coming…