Found June 10, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Having surveyed Russian hockey websites on a daily basis since Pavel Datsyuk joined Russia’s World Championship team, I’ve read quite a bit of scuttlebutt about Alexander Radulov’s situation, and here’s the “short” (by Russian standards; this is “long” in English) version thereof: Despite the fact that the composite Dynamo Moscow II/HC MVD team won the Gargarin Cup, the KHL’s contingent of Moscow-based teams (Dynamo, CSKA, Atlant Mytischi, Vityaz Chekhov) haven’t had the kind of ownership and/or sponsorship heft of the KHL’s powerhouse teams like SKA St. Petersburg or the Ak Bars Kazan, so Vladimir Putin helped the petroleum and natural gas giant Rosneft ink a huge sponsorship deal with CSKA Moscow, the old Red Army team which dominated Russian hockey in the 80’s and early 90’s. Continue reading "The long story about Alexander Radulov and Brooks on the Rangers’ interest in acquiring his rights"
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