About five years ago I got in touch with former NHL defenseman Kirill Safronov. At the time, Safronov was in the first of parts of three seasons with Sibir Novosibirsk of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia. 2,032 more words
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Linus Omark was on a hot streak. Literally.
The former NHL forward, who had stints in Edmonton and Buffalo, decided to have his stick blade set on fire before going in on a breakaway attempt in the KHL All-Star Game skills competition. 35 more words
January 23, 2016
When Alex Ovechkin pantomimed lighting his stick on fire after scoring his 50th goal of the 2008-09 season, a large and loud contingent of the “old school” hockey brigade denounced his unique celebration. 391 more words