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The Majors National:
Could Evgeni Malkin be playing in the KHL if the NHL decides to lockout the players come September 15th? Would he be the only big name heading overseas or could he open the floodgates for those bigger names? Aaron Eggemeyer will take a look at that plus the following topics:
- NHL labor update.
- If the NHL locks out the players for the entire season, which bigger name veterans could call it a career as a result?
- Mike Keenan wants back in the NHL, who could he coach?
- Divisional Outlook: Pacific Divison.
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Evgeni Malkin is one guy who isn't going to let an NHL lockout interfere with playing hockey this season. According to The Fourth Period's Dennis Bernstein, the general manager of the KHL's Metallurg Magnitogorsk has announced that the club has a lockout deal with Malkin. Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting the news as well, citing "reports...
There’s reports out of Russia today that the KHL has reeled in their first big star should the NHL lock players out. That player happens to be Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin. Malkin agreed to a deal with Metallurg Magnitogorsk, his hometown team. There’s no details on the deal but Malkin was rumored to be looking for a week by week contract that would allow him to...
Word came out today that Penguins star and league MVP Evgeni Malkin signed a lockout contract with his hometown KHL Metallurg Magnitogorsk, a team he has played for in the past. During his time with the team from 2003-06, Magnitogorsk was a part of the Russian Superleague, as the KHL was not yet formed.
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