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Mike Halford

  1. Avs’ Varlamov signs with KHL Lokomotiv

    Sep 27, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT

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    varlamovap

    He’ll join Florida’s Dmitry Kulikov and Columbus’ Artem Anisimov in what will be a rebuilding year.

  2. Veteran blueliner Mara signs with ECHL team

    Sep 27, 2012, 3:45 PM EDT

    Paul Mara

    Hey, finding work these days isn’t easy.

  3. NHL cancels entire preseason

    Sep 27, 2012, 3:31 PM EDT

    NHL logo

    Now we wait for news about the regular season…

  4. Danish Delight: Boedker, Nielsen and Larsen sign with Finnish club

    Sep 27, 2012, 1:38 PM EDT

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    nielsengetty

    Mmmmm….Danish.

  5. NHL adds three new officials

    Sep 27, 2012, 11:31 AM EDT

    Referees

    Because hiring inexperienced officials is all the rage lately.

  6. CHL prez: Yakupov still under contract to Sarnia

    Sep 27, 2012, 10:58 AM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    Which is a problem, because he played two games for a KHL team.

  7. Buffalo’s Sekera inks with KHL club

    Sep 27, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT

    Andrej Sekera

    He’ll join Sabres mates Tyler Ennis (Switzerland) and Christian Ehrhoff (Germany) in Europe.

  8. Bergeron may play in Quebec league, Swiss league next?

    Sep 26, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT

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    Patrice Bergeron

    The reigning Selke winner could be suiting up all over the place over the next while.

  9. Lockout puts crimp in Howard-Osgood bromance

    Sep 26, 2012, 2:09 PM EDT

    Howard Osgood

    This is like when Bart wasn’t allowed to hang out with Milhouse anymore.

  10. Roundup: Reinprecht, O’Sullivan land overseas

    Sep 26, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Steven Reinprecht

    A few less notable European league contracts to pass your way…

  11. Report: Chicago’s Stalberg, Rozsvial set to join European clubs

    Sep 26, 2012, 12:48 PM EDT

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    Viktor Stalberg

    Two more NHLers find work overseas.

  12. Yakupov’s KHL transfer deemed illegal, Russian hockey federation fined

    Sep 26, 2012, 11:15 AM EDT

    Nail Yakupov

    The first overall pick at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft will be held out of competition until further notice.

  13. NHL-laden “Tournée des Joueurs” begins Thursday

    Sep 25, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT

    Max Talbot Philly getty

    Led by a pair of Flyers, Max Talbot and Bruno Gervais.

  14. Steen becomes first locked-out NHLer in Swedish Elite League

    Sep 25, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT

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    Alex Steen

    Will this open the floodgates?

  15. Lightning’s Hedman off to KHL

    Sep 25, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT

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    Victor Hedman

    He’ll be playing for Barys Astana, a team based in Kazakhstan. Quick, make a Borat joke.

  16. Rinne to join KHL’s Dinamo Minsk

    Sep 25, 2012, 1:49 PM EDT

    Pekka Rinne

    Bumping fellow Finnish netminder Niklas Backstrom out of the picture.

  17. Report: Laich to Swiss league, Semin to Russian Div. 2

    Sep 25, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT

    Semin Laich

    They’ll join Alex Ovechkin and Michal Neuvirth overseas.

  18. Report: Peverley to play in Finnish league

    Sep 24, 2012, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Rich Peverley

    He’ll join former teammates Eric Perrin and Ramzi Abid in Jyvaskyla. Yes, Jyvaskyla.

  19. Shanahan lauds USHL program aimed to reduce “dumb and dangerous” play

    Sep 24, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT

    Brendan Shanahan

    League adopts five-point plan to improve player safety and injury prevention.

  20. Despite disallowed header goal, Datsyuk victorious in KHL debut

    Sep 24, 2012, 2:21 PM EDT

    Pavel Datsyuk

    Highly illegal, but still a pretty good move.

  21. Dan Ellis signs tryout contract…with AHL Charlotte

    Sep 24, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

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    Dan Ellis

    He led the NHL in save percentage in 2007-08. Now he’s fighting for a gig with the Checkers.

  22. Columbus’ Nikitin to play in Russia

    Sep 24, 2012, 12:08 PM EDT

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    Nikita Nikitin

    Know it’s been said before, but try singing “Nikita Nikitin” to the tune of “Hakuna Matata.” Pretty fun.

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