Found November 27, 2012 on Hockey Fan Land:
Sidney Crosby ready to go to Europe?Superstar Sidney Crosby insists he's starting to think -- seriously -- about playing in Europe. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, competing overseas could become a reality if this lockout drags out much longer. "You know what? It's a lot more possible right now," Crosby said Monday. "I probably hadn't thought about it quite as much as I have the past few days." Apparently Crosby's agent, Pat Brisson, has spoken with several teams in Russia and Switzerland. Plus, the Pittsburgh Penguins captain remains open to joining teams in other countries. It may come down to which club is best able to insure Crosby's contract with the Penguins. It is rumored that Crosby's contract  would cost 200,000 per month for the insurance; this is probably the biggest reason it has taken so long to select a team.... If there is a positive spin to this NHL lockout, it has to be that it has given Sidney Crosby the time to...

Crosby closer to playing overseas?

Sidney Crosby has indicated that his chances of playing overseas during the NHL lockout have increased significantly, according to a report in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "You know what? It's a lot more possible right now," Crosby told the newspaper Monday. "I probably hadn't thought about it quite as much as I have the past few days. "It's definitely...

Sidney Crosby Admits His Playing Overseas ‘A Lot More Possible’ as NHL Lockout Drags On

Sidney Crosby hasn’t fled overseas to play during the NHL lockout, but as the work stoppage drags on, the biggest name in hockey says that he’s thinking about it more and more. “It’s a lot more possible right now,” Crosby told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after a player-organized workout on Monday. “I probably hadn’t thought about it quite as much as I have the past...

Will Sidney Crosby be going overseas to play after all?

The lockout, as it continues it's long and slow crawl, is forcing more and more players to play overseas who were hesitant about doing so. Even the drudgery and not having an end in sight has gotten to hockey's biggest star, Sidney Crosby. It was thrown around when the lockout was in its early days, mostly by teammate and current KHL-er Evgeni Malkin, that Crosby would leave...

LINK CITY: NHL mediation today,Crosby and Malkin Tumblr search of the day

  Somewhat big day in the negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA. A federal mediator has been brought in.  But don’t get to jammed up about it.[  SportingNews ] “The federal mediator is simply trying to get the collective bargaining process to move more productively,” said Daniel E. Lazaroff, a professor at Loyola Law School and director of the Loyola Sports...

NHL Odds Pot Luck!

(More on the lockout from SBRForum) Figuring out odds is a lot like a guessing game. Even if an “expert” has a system or systems in place, the unexpected is a variable that almost seems like a constant. As November moved on, the numbers became more and more dire. Although some have put their money on the lockout ending before the season is axed, Las Vegas does not have the same...
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