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  1. Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash survivor Alexander Galimov dies in Moscow hospital

    Sep 12, 2011, 4:25 AM EDT

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    Alexander Galimov, Liro Tarkki

    Sad news out of Moscow: Alexander Galimov died during surgery today. He was the only player who initially survived the terrible Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crash on Sept. 7. Galimov was 26 years old.

  2. Thousands gather at Yaroslavl arena to mourn Lokomotiv; Russian stars discuss the tragedy

    Sep 10, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT

    Vladimir Putin

    Thousands came to Yaroslavl arena for a ceremony that honored the members of Lokomotiv, while significant Russian hockey figures paid their respects.

  3. Joey MacDonald could have been playing for Lokomotiv

    Sep 9, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Joey MacDonald

    People always wonder about the “what ifs” in life. Detroit goaltender Joey MacDonald revealed that he was close to signing with Yaroslavl this offseason before the Red Wings offered a one-way contract. What if…

  4. Jumbo Jets? Kyle Wellwood signs one-year deal with Winnipeg

    Sep 8, 2011, 11:20 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Anaheim Ducks

    It may not be the biggest signing of the offseason, but the Winnipeg Jets signed Kyle Wellwood to a one-year deal on Thursday.

  5. More details emerge about how the KHL will try to move forward from Lokomotiv tragedy

    Sep 8, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT

    People lay flowers in front of the Arena

    KHL vice president Ilya Kochevrin spoke with Puck Daddy’s Dmitri Chesnokov today, providing more details about how the league plans to help Lokomotiv rebuild and how the KHL will attempt to move on from Wednesday’s tragic events.

  6. KHL postpones games until September 12, will ask other clubs to help rebuild Lokomotiv

    Sep 8, 2011, 11:04 AM EDT

    A woman mourns in front of the Arena-200

    The KHL will put its games on hold for five days to deal with the ramifications of the awful Lokomotiv crash, with play resuming on Monday, September 12. The league also will call upon its other teams to help rebuild Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.

  7. Looking back at the legacies of the victims of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl tragedy

    Sep 7, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Slovakia v Germany: Group A - 2011 IIHF World Championship

    PHT looks back at the careers and lasting impacts left behind by the victims of the Yaroslavl Lokomotive crash.

  8. NHL players, Gary Bettman react to Lokomotiv Yaroslavl’s ‘catastrophic loss’

    Sep 7, 2011, 2:28 PM EDT

    Russia Crash

    Many NHL players expressed their condolences regarding Lokomotiv Yaroslavl’s tragic plane crash today, while Gary Bettman spoke about the “catastrophic loss to the hockey world.”

  9. Plane crash in Russia kills most members of KHL team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl

    Sep 7, 2011, 11:25 AM EDT

    APTOPIX Russia Crash

    A horrible tragedy in Russia sees most of KHL team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl die in a plane crash outside the city of Yaroslavl.

  10. More throwbacks: Former Sharks defenseman Andrei Zyuzin looking at NHL return

    Aug 14, 2011, 9:04 PM EDT

    Andrei Zyuzin

    Jaromir Jagr might not be the only guy coming back to the NHL this year from the KHL as former Sharks first round pick Andrei Zyuzin may be coming back after being out of the NHL since 2008.

  11. Question: Was Alexei Kovalev too talented for his own good?

    Aug 12, 2011, 1:59 AM EDT

    Alex Kovalev

    Sure, Alexei Kovalev has some of the most impressive talent the NHL has seen over the last 20 years. But did his pure talent handicap the talent Russian over the last two seasons?

  12. Nikolay Zherdev is headed back to KHL, will sign with Atlant Mytishchi

    Aug 3, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT

    Nikolay Zherdev

    After getting little interest from teams in the NHL, Nikolay Zherdev is headed back to the KHL to play for his former team there and team up with fellow NHL exile Alex Kovalev.

  13. Alexei Kovalev officially headed to KHL

    Jul 29, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Pittsburgh Penguins

    After more than 1,300 NHL games and more than 1,000 points, Alexei Kovalev’s NHL career has probably come to an end. Today, he signed a two-year deal with the KHL’s Atlant Mytishchi.

  14. KHL calling: Brent Sopel headed to Russia; Alex Kovalev to follow?

    Jul 29, 2011, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Alex Kovalev

    When you can’t find a job in the NHL, heading to Russia and the KHL is sometimes the next best option. For Brent Sopel and, reportedly, Alex Kovalev, that’s just what it is.

  15. No parks, no problems: Nikolay Zherdev would be OK playing in Winnipeg

    Jul 29, 2011, 10:26 AM EDT

    Nikolay Zherdev

    Nikolay Zherdev is busy looking for a new NHL team to play for and unlike Ilya Bryzgalov, he’d be all right with playing in Winnipeg.

  16. Evgeni Nabokov will ‘stick things out’ in NHL this season, even if it’s with the Islanders

    Jul 22, 2011, 12:54 PM EDT

    Evgeni Nabokov

    After refusing to play for the Islanders after they snatched him off the waiver wire in 2010-11, Evgeni Nabokov’s agent confirmed that the wayward netminder will play in the NHL next season. Of course, the question is: who will he play for?

  17. Nikolay Zherdev’s summer of waiting continues… But why?

    Jul 21, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT

    Nikolay Zherdev

    Nikolay Zherdev is a player who could help any team offensively… So why hasn’t he been signed by anyone yet and potentially headed back to the KHL?

  18. Florida won’t see Sergei Shirokov in a Panthers uniform for at least three years

    Jul 10, 2011, 8:34 PM EDT

    Sergei Shirokov

    While the Panthers were able to potentially pluck another young talent from the Vancouver Canucks in Sergei Shirokov, they’ll have to hope they’ve got a lot of patience to wait out his KHL commitment.

  19. Will Alexander Radulov return to the NHL next year?

    Jul 8, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Marek Zidlicky (R) of Czech Republic fig

    From the “better late than never” file, the Nashville may see Alexander Radulov back in a Predators jersey as soon as the 2012-13 season. Wouldn’t it be nice if they had him as a back-up plan for Sergei Kostitsyn?

  20. Tomas Vokoun learns from Evgeni Nabokov’s example on when to say “yes” to a deal

    Jul 3, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun

    Tomas Vokoun’s surprise (and cheap) signing in Washington showed that he learned a lesson after Evgeni Nabokov’s failed free agent campaign last year: When to swallow your pride.

  21. Penguins make official contract offer to Jaromir Jagr

    Jun 28, 2011, 8:20 PM EDT

    Jaromir Jagr

    The Penguins are fully in on Jaromir Jagr now that they’ve made him an official contract offer. Will it be enough to bring him back to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2001?

  22. Varlamov wants to stay with the Caps, only if the price is right

    Jun 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Anaheim Ducks

    Semyon Varlamov has told the Capitals that he’d like to stay in the NHL and sign an extension. The problem is that he’s not willing to take a huge pay cut from the KHL; and SKA St. Petersburg would reportedly offer approximately $4 million.

  23. Jagr’s camp contacts Penguins about a possible return to NHL

    Jun 21, 2011, 2:14 AM EDT

    Jaromir Jagr (C) of Czech Republic celeb

    Jaromir Jagr’s agent has contacted the Pittsburgh Penguins about a reunion… and the Pens are interested.

  24. Jaromir Jagr’s agent courting NHL teams; Another negotiating ploy with KHL?

    Jun 16, 2011, 10:49 PM EDT

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    Jaromir Jagr

    Jaromir Jagr is a free agent in the KHL yet again and while he’s busy looking around for a deal there, his agent is reaching out to NHL teams to gauge their interest and one team in particular is standing out.

  25. Blues 2010 first round pick Vladimir Tarasenko is staying in Russia next year

    May 25, 2011, 12:25 AM EDT

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    Vladimir Tarasenko

    Blues 2010 draft pick Vladimir Tarasenko will be staying in Russia for one more year at least. Should the Blues worry about him never coming to North America though?

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