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Larionov wants emergency KHL meeting after Cherepanov death

Updated: October 14, 2008, 10:03 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

MOSCOW -- Russian hockey legend Igor Larionov says the death of rising star Alexei Cherepanov is "unacceptable" and has asked the Continental Hockey League's majority owner to hold an emergency meeting about the matter.

Larionov, who helped Russian businessman Alex Medvedev found the league and sits on the KHL's board of directors, told ESPN.com he was flying to Russia on Thursday and hoped to get more answers. A board meeting could take place next week, Larionov said.

"I'm ...

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