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2014 Team Belarus World Championship Roster by   Steven Ellis

Hosting a major tournament always brings on major expectations, just ask Canada, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Belarus may not be a big name like the before mentioned countries, but with the likes of Andrei and Sergei Kostitsyn, Mikhail Grabovski and Geoff Platt beefing up the roster this year, Belarus may have the best team they have iced in international competition [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kostitsyn signs three-year deal in KHL

A day after clearing unconditional waivers, Sergei Kostitsyn has finally signed his contract with Avangard Omsk in the KHL, according to Championat.com. The deal will be for three years. Kostitsyn leaves behind one year remaining on his contract with Nashville. Whether or not his contract ends up being bought out will be determined soon. Either way, SK74 was no longer in the...
Via Fang Faction
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Nashville's Kostitsyn among 5 NHL players waived

The NHL list of free agents is growing with five veterans, including Nashville forward Sergei Kostitsyn, placed on unconditional waivers on Wednesday. Detroit defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo, Minnesota Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert, Vancouver defenseman Keith Ballard and Buffalo forward Nathan Gerbe were also placed on waivers. The person revealed the list of waived players to The Associated...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Kostitsyn on waivers; Gill clears

It is looking more and more like Sergei Kostitsyn is heading to the KHL...
Via Smashville 24/7
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

SK74 on unconditional waivers; Gill clears

Sergei Kostitsyn has been placed on unconditional waivers. This is usually the first step of the buyout process. Of course, this news comes in the midst of the Belarussian forward considering playing for Avangard Omsk in the KHL next season.  Kostitsyn's agent Don Meehan told Joshua Cooper of The Tennessean that there is a "good chance" his client signs with...
Via Fang Faction
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The 303:30 – 2013 NHL Draft Preview edition

Prev1 of 1Next In this episode of The 303:30, presented by Brewhouse South, we preview the 2013 NHL Draft for you with NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor Adam Kimelman, get the Predators perspective with Ryan Porth and Robby Stanley of Smashville 24/7 and we even hear from General Manager David Poile on the Sergei Kostitsyn/KHL situation and on draft-eligible Swedish center Elias...
Via Section 303
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

REPORT: Kostitsyn closing in on contract with Avangard Omsk?

Photo Credit: Sarah Fuqua While there has been no direct official confirmation from either the Nashville Predators organization or Avangard Omsk, reports are floating that Predators forward Sergei Kostitsyn is close to signing a one-year deal with the team he played with during the most recent lockout. Izvestia, a long-standing publication in Russia, is already reporting that Kostitsyn...
Via The Predatorial
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Poile explains Kostitsyn situation

Sergei Kostitsyn would need permission from the Predators to play in the KHL next season and beyond...
Via Smashville 24/7
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Losing Kostitsyn would be an addition by subtraction

Izvestia.ru reported Thursday that General Manager of Avangard Omsk in the KHL is in negotiations with Sergei Kostitsyn regarding a new contract. The even more surprising news came when the GM said David Poile had no objections to SK signing with Avangard. It is now clear that Poile and the Nashville Predators have no plans in moving forward with Kostitsyn on the roster, whether...
Via Fang Faction
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kostitsyn being pursued by KHL

Are Sergei Kostitsyn’s days as a Nashville Predator numbered?
Via Smashville 24/7
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Poile "doesn't object" to Kostitsyn signing in KHL

A week after rumors sprouted regarding Sergei Kostitsyn's return to Avangard Omsk in the KHL, a report from Izvestia.ru confirmed it.  Here is what General Manager of Avangard Yuri Pockets told the Russian news site, translated and edited. "We offered Sergei a contract, he is now [in discussions]. Every day I contact with his agent. I also contact the general...
Via Fang Faction
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

REPORT: Poile would have “no objections” if Kostitsyn accepts KHL offer

Prev1 of 1Next A Nashville Predators forward is being courted by the KHL again. Difference being, this time, it seems they’re cool with it. Per R-Sports (a Russian sports website), Predators winger Sergei Kostitsyn has been offered a contract by Avangard Omsk. According to Igor Eronko, Avangard’s general manager told another Russian newspaper that there would be “no objections”...
Via Section 303
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Kostitsyn rumored to play in KHL next season

(Photo by: Chris Humphreys/USA Today Sports) Sergei Kostitsyn may play in the Kontinental Hockey League next season. A source close to Avangard Omsk told RIA Novosti that they are pushing hard for the return of Kostitsyn. During the 2012 NHL Lockout, the Novopolotsk, Belarus native played in 27 games for Avangard where he scored 28 points (9g, 19a). On Thursday...
Via Fang Faction
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul McCann: Momentum Building - Three Straight

There is something straight up magical about leaving a hockey game after the home team wins and walking back to you car in a gentle snowstorm… even if it is already springtime… but that was the case last night as the Nashville Predators held off the Edmonton Oilers for a 3-2 victory. Demons were exorcised as Sergei Kostitsyn banished the ghosts of St. Patrick’s Day...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kostitsyn makes up for past mistake against Edmonton in Preds 3-2 win

“I know I made a mistake, but it is in the past. I don’t want to talk about that,” Sergei Kostitsyn said after the Nashville Predators 3-2 win against the(More here)…
Via Smashville 24/7
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kostitsyn-led Preds slip past Oilers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Sergei Kostitsyn had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Kevin Klein and Chris Mueller also scored for Nashville, which won its third straight. Martin Erat added two assists for the Predators. He has seven points (one goal, six assists) in his past three games. Taylor Hall and Shawn Horcoff...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators 3, Oilers 2

The Associated Press Sergei Kostitsyn had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Kevin Klein and Chris Mueller also scored for Nashville, which its third straight. Martin Erat added two assists for the Predators. He has seven points (one goal, six assists) in his past three games. Taylor Hall and Shawn Horcoff scored...
Via Fox Sports
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Kostitsyn working his way back into good graces

NASHVILLE It could not have been a fun couple of days to be Sergei Kostitsyn. Last Sunday in a 3-2 loss at Edmonton, the Nashville Predators forward had the bad judgment to give up on a play and go for a line change that turned into a 2-on-1 situation against his team and which resulted in the Oilers scoring a shorthanded goal. The video went viral. It was broadcast on general...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Predcast, Episode 1: Road Trips, Coaching, Kostitsyn, and more

The inaugural episode of The Predcast here at The Predatorial. Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley, and Chris Link as they explore what’s gone on in the past two weeks including the recent road trip, the big question mark in terms of management and coaching, Sergei Kostitsyn’s recent gaffe, and the upcoming stretch of games.
Via The Predatorial
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Game 30: Nashville @ Columbus – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images The Predators wrap up their five-game road trip with a visit to Nationwide Arena taking on the Columbus Blue Jackets to see who will be in last place in the Central division. This road trip has been a world of hurt for the Predators getting slammed by Vancouver and Calgary and snatching defeat from the jaws of a possibly victory against Edmonton...
Via The Predatorial
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators Forward Sergei Kostitsyn Quits on Play, Leads Directly to Oilers Shorthanded Goal (Video)

That is not a good look for you, Sergei Kostitsyn. The Nashville Predators forward made arguably the most bone-headed play of the NHL season on Sunday night, and it cost his club dearly. When he wasn’t able to control a puck in his offensive end on the power play, Kostitsyn was forced to get back on defense. He started to do and then inexplicably stopped. The end result? A shorthanded...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul McCann: Desperate Times...

First it was a zero for California jaunt, now we are talking about a zero for western Canada run. After last night’s distressing 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, alarm bells should be ringing all throughout Pred Nation, especially, Sergei Kostitsyn’s incredible error that led to what for all intents was the game winning goal. The fact that SK74’s error was in the game...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sergei Kostitsyn gives up on play, leads to Oilers shorthanded goal (Video)

Nashville Predators forward Sergei Kostitsyn took the most inopportune time to head to the bench for a line change during Sunday's game, and his team paid for it as the Edmonton Oilers scored a short-handed goal that made the difference in the game. During a Predators power play in the third period, Kostitsyn mishandled a pass and allowed the puck to travel outside the blue...
Via Holdout Sports
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nashville's Sergei Kostitsyn gives up, allows Edmonton to score

Nashville's Sergei Kostitsyn has some explaining to do. After failing to handle a pass, Kostitsyn abandoned the play, allowing Sam Gagner of the Edmonton Oilers to carry the puck in and dish it to Lennart Petrell who was able to tally a relatively easy shorthanded goal. Chalk this up as one of the most baffling, lazy plays we've seen so far in 2013. There are lazy...
Via Bloguin Best
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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Sergei Kostitsyn gives up on play, Oilers score

Nashville's Sergei Kostitsyn has some explaining to do. After failing to handle a pass, Kostitsyn abandoned the play, allowing Sam Gagner of the Edmonton Oilers to carry the puck in and dish it to Lennart Petrell who was able to tally a relatively easy shorthanded goal.  Chalk this up as one of the most baffling, lazy plays we've seen so far in 2013.  There are...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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