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Video: Pavel Datsyuk scores with his stick behind his legs

This is vintage Pavel Datsyuk. He might not be in the NHL anymore, but Datsyuk’s still got sick moves. Check out this beautiful goal from KHL action. In Datsyukian-fashion, the 38-year-old scored by sticking his stick behind his legs and beating the netminder under his arm. I miss these type of goals from Datsyuk in […]

The KHL just adopted 3-on-3 overtime in the middle of their season

You can always count on a strange hockey story from the KHL. This time they delivered with a decision which is almost too shocking to believe. The KHL has decided to adopt the 3-on-3 format for overtime and they plan on having the rule go into effect during the course of their current season on December 15th. […]

Sergei Fedorov reportedly lost all his NHL money when a friend deceived him

Sergei Fedorov’s playing days are over, but he’s still enjoying a successful career in hockey as the general manager of the KHL’s CSKA Moscow. Fedorov’s role as GM follows up a career in which the Russian skated in 1,248 NHL games and was considered one of the league’s best. Fedorov left the NHL for the KHL ahead […]

KHL player takes dabbing to a whole new level

Dabbing is pretty played out. OK, extremely played out. It takes something pretty unique to make people talk about dabbing at this point, but the KHL delivered a dab so amazing that we can’t help but feature it. Korotkov Evgeny of the KHL’s Salavat Yulaev busted out a dab which got the sporting world buzzing. […]

Video: KHL goalie stops to take a drink during live play

KHL goalie Andrei Gavrilov thought play had stopped after his team appeared to have scored, but the officials kept the play going and it nearly resulted in Gavrilov allowing an embarrassing goal. Watch as Gavrilov stops to take a drink while the opposing team marches in and nearly buries what should have been an easy goal.

Report: KHL could contract teams due to financial pressure

The KHL is considering contracting multiple teams following financial pressure of Russia’s recession. The Associated Press reports that due to the low price of oil and the ongoing recession, the companies that fund Russian’s pro league are getting pushed into depth. KHL president Dmitry Chernyshenko acknowledged potentially axing some franchises. “I think it’s possible that the […]

Ilya Kovalchuk is keeping his options open regarding NHL return

The Ilya Kovalchuk returning to the NHL rumor is once again upon us. Speculation on Kovalchuk’s return to the league seems to be prevalent each and every season. In 2014, the Devils were rumored to be bringing back the former 50-goal scorer. Earlier this season, rumors suggest Kovalchuk was considering an NHL return were also […]

Video: Valeri Nichushkin gets knocked out during KHL fight

After a tough negotiation that saw him go from the Dallas Stars to CSKA St. Petersburg, Valeri Nichushkin was expected to dominate the KHL. He has been picking up points, yet has been criticized by coaches. He found out the hard way that the KHL isn’t going to be a walk in the park after […]

Kovalchuk, Datsyuk and Voynov are the KHL’s highest-paid players

The KHL has never been one to disclose salaries, but a new list revealed the top-25 highest-paid players in the league. It’s worth noting that player bonuses are not reflected in the total amounts listed. Aivis Kalnins released a list of the 25 highest-salaried KHL players and a lot of familiar faces made the list. […]

Wojtek Wolski in intensive care with spinal cord injury following crash into boards

Scary news out of the KHL, as former Colorado Avalanche forward Wojtek Wolski was seriously injured during Thursday’s matchup between Metallurg Magnitogorsk and Barys Astana. Wolski was chasing the puck against the boards when he collided with Vladimir Markelov. Wolski slid with Markelov on top of him and went face first into the boards, violently hitting his neck. […]

NHL improves concussion protocol, adds more spotters

The National Hockey League is taking concussion more seriously for the upcoming season. Back in September, the NHL discussed expanding its in-game concussion monitoring system. Those plans are now a reality. The Canadian Press reports the NHL is adding a staff of concussion spotters whose job will be to identify players who sustained a head injury and […]

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