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By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell)
Over the past few weeks there has been a lot of speculation surrounding several goaltenders who currently play in the Ontario Hockey League or who’s rights are owned by an OHL team. Will Andrei Vasilevski come to Mississauga? Will any NHL team take a chance on Michael Houser? Today, those questions and more were answered.
I’ll start with Tampa Bay Lightning prospect and Russian netminder Andrei Vasilevski, who was recently drafted by the Mississauga Steelheads, formerly Mississauga St. Michaels Majors, in the 2012 CHL Import Draft.
According to multiple reports from Russia, Vasilevski will not be coming over to Mississauga to play for the Steelheads this season. I’ve been told by someone with knowledge of the situation that Vasilevski is still under contract in Russia and that it was obviously a major factor in Vasilevski not coming to the OHL.
I’m sure the Steelheads are disappointed that Vasilevski is not ...