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European Top Nine Forwards - 2017 NHL Draft

Elias Pettersson (5 – 15)

  • DOB: 1998-11-12 / H: 6’2 / POS: C/LW / Nation: Sweden / League:  Allsvenskan
  • Smart player, plays a complete game needs to put some muscle on his 6’2 frame. 
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Mike Keenan hired by KHL's Chinese team

MOSCOW (AP) Mike Keenan is taking charge of a Chinese hockey team.

The longtime NHL coach has been hired to lead Chinese club Kunlun Red Star, which competes in the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League. 92 more words

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Pavel Datsyuk Recieves Game Misconduct

In his most recent game in the KHL, former Detroit Red Wing and current SKA Saint Petersburg player Pavel Datsyuk was handed a game misconduct penalty following a big open ice hit on a HC Dynamo Moscow player. 136 more words

Tumobelo: čtvrtfinále KHL 2016/17

Nejzajímavější sérii a zároveň jediné překvapení prvního kola nabídl souboj, který jsem ve Východní konferenci hodnotil jako nejtěsnější. Jinak bylo osmifinále KHL těžká nuda odehraná v rekordním čase. 203 more words


Blackhawks' Artemi Panarin apologizes for making racially crude remark in 2012

Chicago Blackhawks star forward Artemi Panarin apologized Tuesday for a racially insensitive remark he made in a 2012 Russian television interview when he was playing in the Kontinental Hockey League. 238 more words

Weekly Links: HIFE concludes; the Hartford Whalers are back?; Hockey parents gone wild; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy!

  • ICYMI, we had three new features this week: Brett Pardy wrote about the NHL’s Hockey Talks initiative for mental health [
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James Wisniewski's Russia-Switzerland-AHL saga offers lesson in the harsh realities of the NHL

TORONTO — James Wisniewski still doesn’t know how he ended up in Russia.

A year ago, he was earning $5.5 million as a power-play specialist who had once ranked top 10 in scoring amongst defencemen. 793 more words