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Video: Datsyuk makes sure KHL fans will miss him

Jan 6, 2013, 12:40 PM EST

Pavel Datsyuk AP

KHL fans enjoyed watching a wealth of locked-out talent, but saying goodbye could be rough.

NHL.com’s Slava Malamud points out that NHL players represented 15 of the league’s 34 All-Star selections, including eight of the 12 starters. Replacing that kind of star power is nearly impossible, but Pavel Datsyuk kinda rubbed it in by scoring this ludicrous shootout goal in CSKA’s 3-2 win on Sunday:

Let’s all welcome Datsyuk back to North America, shall we?

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