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“I know for a fact Russians will probably stay, I can't blame them either. The Russian league treats players a different way. For them to play in their home country and not have these (labor) disputes every other year … and they honor the contracts over there. If you sign a deal, that's the deal you get.'' -Henrik Zetterberg who announced today he is headling to Switzerland to play during the lockout. Much more from Zetterberg via Ansar Khan of Mlive.
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It looks like Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg is headed for Switzerland.
In the wake of the NHL lockout, Zetterberg has reportedly signed with EV Zug of the Swiss League according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press.
Zetterberg becomes the latest big name Red Wing and NHLer to head overseas for the duration of the NHL lockout which has already claimed the first two...
Henrik Zetterberg previously said that he would not go play overseas during the lockout because he's so involved in the NHLPA side of negotiations. Continue reading →
Hello and sorry for not posting this sooner: Paul's going to be handling the Wings news for a bit as I've been absent thanks to the Virus of Doom. I've been ill for two weeks now and am still in quite a bit of pain as the super-bug takes its second tour of ye olde body. There's not much I can do other than rest--and the same is true for the mom and aunt, who also...