Found May 20, 2013 on The Hockey House:
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL have signed left winger Wojtek Wolski to a one-year contract. Wolski spent 27 games with the Washington Capitals last season on a one year contract, scoring four goals and five assists for nine points in a small role for the club. Wolski was drafted in the first round, 21st overall in the 2004 [...]

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