Found November 16, 2012 on Hockey Fan Land:
One more season for Datsyuk?Regardless of when this lockout ends, Pavel Datsyuk could very well be done with the NHL at the end of next season. With only one additional year remaining on his current contract with the Detroit Red Wings, there's word Datsyuk may prefer to finish his playing career in his homeland. Ansar Khan of acknowledges the legitimacy of that possibility while answering a reader's email. "... I have a feeling he will finish his career in Russia after his contract expires in 2013-14. But, that's just pure speculation on my part. Datsyuk keeps his cards close to the vest ..." The 34-year-old is currently playing with CSKA of the KHL.The HockeyFanLand Insight:First off, I would be deeply disappointed if Pavel Datsyuk stopped playing in the National Hockey League by next season. In my mind, it simply cannot and probably will not happen. Datsyuk, is widely considered around the hockey world as the second best ice hockey professional on e...

Pavel Datsyuk continues to dominate in the KHL (Video)

Even as the lockout continues to go on, with seemingly no end in sight, Pavel Datsyuk has continued to utterly dominate the KHL.  This goal against Amur was an absolutely fantastic individual effort, and the front office of CSKA has to be thrilled that Datsyuk is playing for them.This also has to be a reassuring sign for Red Wings fans to see their best player continue to dominate...

Detroit defenseman: Bettman's an idiot

Red Wings defenseman Ian White offered his take on the current NHL lockout, and he didn't exactly have kind words for the commissioner.

Red Wings Defenseman Ian White Lashes Out at Gary Bettman, Calls NHL Commissioner an ‘Idiot’

As noted lyricist Bubba Sparxxx once said, “It’s getting ugly.” That’s all you can say about the direction the NHL lockout has been going in and continues to go, as the lockout continues to drag on with Gary Bettman now suggesting that the league and the NHLPA take two weeks off before resuming talks — in the middle of a lockout. The players seem fed up, perhaps none more...

Wings Prospect Marek Tvrdon Out For The Season

from, Detroit Red Wings prospect, Marek Tvrdon, who leads the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League in scoring, will miss the remainder of the season due to a medical issue. "It's a tough day," Vancouver Giants coach Don Hay told the Vancouver Sun. "Marek's health is the most important thing and I've been told he won't be...

Ian White With Harsh Words For Bettman

from Ansar Khan of Mlive, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Ian White has been one of the more outspoken players during the NHL lockout. Most of his wrath has been directed at NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. On Friday, White fired a few more shots at the man he holds responsible for the sport's labor troubles. “I got to be honest, I personally think he's an idiot...
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