Found December 11, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
It hasn't been easy for Ilya Bryzgalov in the KHL. He's been cut from Russia's Channel One Cup roster, and he hasn't been exactly blowing the goaltending thing out of the water either. In a league where goalies aren't known for being the best in the world, Bryz has a .907 SV% and a 2.41 GAA. That isn't tremendous, but the CSKA Moscow goaltender hasn't brought Semyon Varlamov's NHL sparkle to his job. Image courtsey of GoalieStore.com You could be sympathetic towards Bryz if he wanted to escape the limelight. His interesting relationship with the press has continued in Russia, with an interview detailing how his dream was always to go into space appearing in Sports Express. Well, apparently that's the reason why his stats haven't been amazing and why he was cut from the team: space! It's so humangous big! SE: Why are not you on the team? You have really a health problem? IB: Sorry, but, unfortunately, I'm not ready to talk...
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