After signs that the NHL Lockout may be soon coming to an end, talks broke off and signs once again appeared bleak that we would see the National Hockey League any time soon, if at all, this year. Many players, including Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, already has signed overseas to play while the NHL Lockout remains in effect. These marquee players signed in Europe and Russia with the clause stating that they could opt out of their deal immediately to return stateside to resume their NHL careers, but is there a chance that we have seen the last of Alex Ovechkin in the NHL?
Unlikely, but possible.
The Dynamo Moscow team in the Kontinental Hockey League [KHL] that Ovechkin is playing for would love to see the NHL never lift the lockout. He would be happy if the league disbands and hockey is never played on a level such as that in North America ever again. That is highly unlikely to happen, but many of the clubs in Europe and Russia feel the same way.
These teams in the KHL ...