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Today's confirmed transfers as of 11 AM EDT. We will update this blog through the day:
Goaltender Niklas BÃ¤ckstrÃ¶m has agreed to a contract with Dinamo Minsk
Swiss National League
Rick Nash, as expected, rejoins Joe Thornton in signing with HC Davos
Jesse Joensuu has signed with ÃssÃ¤t Pori
Patrik Berglund has signed with VÃ¤sterÃ¥s
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The news yesterday was that newly acquired winger Rick Nash will be headed to Switzerland to play with Davos in the Swiss leagues. Nash will re-join Joe Thornton with the club, as they both played there during the 2004-2005 lockout.
Nash is the first –and likely only– Ranger to head oversea, but he is not the first player to announce he is heading to Europe. Several players have...
Nothing new has surfaced on the NHL vs. NHLPA front in regard to the current lockout, but some of the Rangers are making moves to play elsewhere during this work stoppage.
The first of those is newly acquired winger Rick Nash. According to the Daily News, Nash is close to signing a deal with Swiss A-League hockey club Davos, where he spent his time during the lockout of 2005...
The lockout is now real and some New York Rangers have begun to make commitments to other teams for the 2012 season.
Already Rick Nash has inked a deal with HC Davos to reunite with Ranger hater Joe Thornton, where they both played in the last lockout.
The Fourth Period also reports that Carl Hagelin is in talks with Sodertalje SK of the Swedish Div II League.
Though early reports...
Rick Nash is the first New York Ranger to announce his plans to play overseas during the lockout. According to multiple reports, Nash will join Joe Thornton and play for HC Davos of the Swiss league, as they both did during the 2004-05 lockout. Davos representatives had said Nash would be suiting up for them [...]
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#NYR According to multiple sources, Rangers' Rick Nash is heading to Switzerland to play in Davos— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) September 17, 2012
...well so much for the team unity I was praising so much in my previous post....got to say I'm a bit disappointed. Not the best way to endear yourself to your new fanbase.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook...
In the time honored tradition of such other The Royal Half music hits as "Rick Nash's These Teams are on My List" comes our latest release from the TRH Recording Studio...
Locked Out & I Know It
Lyrics by The Royal Half & Indiana MattVocals by Felander Stevenson & The Royal Half Singers
Also available as a free download so you can listen...
San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton told ESPN.com that he plans to play in Switzerland as the NHL lockout continues Monday. Thornton will return to HC Davos, the same club he played for during the 2004-05 work stoppage. Thornton has a home in Switzerland. Logan Couture, the Sharks' only All-Star from last season, is close to signing with Geneva in the Swiss League, according...
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
Eight years ago, during the previous NHL lockout, Joe Thornton enjoyed playing in Davos, Switzerland -- heck, he met his wife there -- and it should surprise no one that he’s headed there again.
"Yes, just because my wife is from there, she has a home there, we go there five weeks in the summer to see her family and I actually train...