Found June 10, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
Veteran NHL goaltender Curtis Sanford relocated to the KHL this summer, signing with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv.Sanford played admirably for Columbus last season under tough circumstances, going 10-18-4 with a .911 save percentage and 2.60 goals-against average. But the Blue Jackets are shopping for a new starter while planning to keep Steve Mason as the back-up, so Sanford, 32, needed to find something else.Now Russia has come calling for Ondrej Pavelec.The workhorse Winnipeg Jets goaltender is due a major raise. As a restricted free agent, he should at least double the $1.3 million he earned last season while going 29-28-9 with four shutouts, a 2.91 goals-against average and .906 save percentage.While the team seems committed to locking him into a long-term deal, progress on such a contract has been halting. So it wasn’t a big surprise when “Hockey Night in Canada” reported that SKA St. Petersburg has made Pavelec an offer worth considering.The Winnipeg Sun contacted agent Allan Walsh, w...
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