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Lubomir Visnovsky Will Very, Very Reluctantly Report to the Islanders
January 16th, 2013 at 3:19 PM
It has been reported today that Lubomir Visnovsky, the last NHL player remaining in the KHL, will in fact report to the New York Islanders after attending to some "personal issues" (apparently, one of his children is ill and he wants to stay until his family is well enough to travel)....

Kazakhstan’s KHL Team Terminates Player’s Contract Over Wife’s Blog
April 11th, 2012 at 11:01 AM
In a story that should make Tim Thomas appreciate his status as a "Free Citizen" of the United States, Yahoo Sports is reporting that Canadian-born defenseman Kevin Dallman had his contract terminated by his KHL team after his wife Stacy's blog post, (here) that was highly critical of Kazakhstan, went viral.   ***PHOTO1*** Dallman bounced around the...

UPDATE: Former Nashville Predator Alexander Radulov Expected to Return to NHL This Season
March 14th, 2012 at 8:46 AM
It appears that the door is wide open for Alexander Radulov to return to the NHL.  All its going to take now is for him to walk through it. A few months ago, there was speculation that Alexander Radulov might return to the NHL after finishing out the final year of...

The KHL: Hockey’s Wild West?
January 27th, 2012 at 9:21 AM
Things are a little different in Russia.  The Toronto Star recently published an article detailing life in the KHL, the Russian hockey league known as the second best in the world.  It details the tragic death of 18-year-old New York Rangers prospect Alexei Cherapanov, who died of a heart attack suffered on his own team's bench during a game, the KHL's shaky travel situation (even after it lost an entire team to...