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Russian Factor Becoming An Issue In The NHL Once Again?

You see this topic just about every single season. Around the NHL Draft you’ll see young prospects from all over the world. But there is one group that always seems to have a little cloud over them. 1,154 more words

NHL

Nichuskin Heads to Russia

By Mike Meyer

Dallas Stars Writer

While it has not been confirmed just yet*, reports are circling around that young Dallas Star, Valeri Nichuskin has signed a 2 year contract to play for the CSKA Moscow. 135 more words

NHL

Is Val Nichushkin Done in Dallas?

There’s a possibility that the days of seeing Valeri Nichushkin in a Dallas Stars uniform are over.

Reports are the 2013 first-round draft pick is considering returning home to Russia and playing in the KHL. 280 more words

Hockey

Former Oilers d-man Nikitin signs in KHL

Nikita Nikitin, whose name is fun to sing to the tune of Hakuna Matata, has rejoined the club of his youth.

Oh Friday, KHL side Avangard Omsk announced… 133 more words

Evgeny Kuznetsov weighs in on Nikita Kucherov

In case you haven’t heard, Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning is rumored to have been offered a contract by CSKA Moscow. The 23-year-old Russian was drafted 58th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2011, but had a two-year stint with CSKA Moscow before heading over to the QMJHL, and eventually made his NHL debut in the 2013-14 season.  607 more words

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Royals Add Overseas Talent

The Flyers ECHL affiliate, The Reading Royals have added a pair of players from hockey leagues across the ocean. 33-year-old Defenseman Florian Iberer from Austria and 24-year-old right winger Alexander Gogolev from the KHL have signed one-year contracts to play in Reading this season. 224 more words

Offseason

Remembering the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Plane Crash Victims Five Years Later


Photo: The Hockey Writers

Five years ago today, the hockey world was turned upside down when the plane of KHL team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the entire team. 364 more words

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