Speculation is flying that Kovalchuk might stay in the KHL, Ryan O’Reilly is still playing until he signs a new deal with the Avalanche, and KHL President Medvedev is pretty much threatening war against the NHL.
Ignore the KHL now? The fun might just be getting started. Enjoy!
Kovalchuk looks good but Ak Bars looks better.
Ryan O’Reilly continues to produce amongst uncertain.
Lightning prospect Andrei Vasilevsky gets a shutout in his first career KHL shutout.
Lokomotiv earns a win over Minsk. Lokomotiv lost some NHL talent, but remains a strong team.
Vityaz wins win Andrei Markov still in the lineup.
From January 7, Avangard beats Amur.
Gong show, basically.
And the Daily KHL Update from Jan 7, 2013.