Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/13/14

DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 22: Jakub Kindl #48 of the Detroit Red Wings carries the puck as Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning defends during their NHL pre-season game at Joe Louis Arena September 22, 2006 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings won the game 5-4 in overtime.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
I've been saying this for a while now, and I'm sticking to it: while a good third to 40% of the Red Wings' roster probably plans on playing overseas at some point during the lockout, the younger, more interchangeable and most importantly cheaper-to-insure are the only ones who will find gainful employment, at least with a Datsyukian KHL exception. Jakub Kindl kind of let it slip that he's heading over to play for Oclari Trinec of the Czech Extraliga on Twitter...   @schepkem ya I will start playing back home in town call Trinec keep working on your stick handling — Jakub Kindl (@JKindl4) September 17, 2012 Though he had quite the adventure on the flight over... Emergency landing in Dublin lady next to me is probabbly going to deliver baby very soon — Jakub Kindl (@JKindl4) September 18, 2012 But ESPN's Pierre LeBrun offered a fine example as to why the same recession that has the NHL demanding a "retrenching" makes it prohibitively expensive f...
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