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KHL: Kovalchuk outdone, Slovan shutout, and Red Army rolls

  Hey look! Fans cheering for hockey. I remember that. Here are today’s KHL highlights. SOme pretty notable games are missing. For example, we didn’t do packs for Yakupov’s team Neftekhimik, Malkin’s team Magnitogorsk, Lupul’s team Avtomobilist, etc, etc. There was a technical issue, but we still managed to make highlight packs for five of…

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KHL Highlights: Kulemin scores 2, Komarov’s big return, and more

  Last week Leo Komarov was riding a bus with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies. Now he’s on a line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Not bad. The NHL keeps cancelling games, and the KHL keeps churning them out. I hope you like the videos we’re putting out, and as always, I’d love your feedback….

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Nail Yakupov: Coming Home

Nail Yakupov: Coming Home is a documentary on Oilers 1st overall pick Nail Yakupov’s return "home" to Sarnia from his new home in Russia playing in the KHL. Steve "Dangle" Glynn (me) and fellow Nations contributor Andrey Osadchenko drove to Sarnia to watch Yakupov in action and have two in-depth interviews with him. We also…

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Grabovski headshot on Varlamov, Yakupov scores in the shootout, and more KHL

  Mikhail Grabovski drilled Colorado Avanlanche (currently Lokomotiv) goalie Semyon Varlamov right in the head in the first period of Lokomotiv’s game against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. Was it on purpose? I’ll let you decide.  In other Wednesday KHL action, Nail Yakupov scores in the shootout, and Ilya Kovalchuk’s duo with Blues prospect Vladimir Tarasenko…

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KHL Highlights: Actual hockey

  See that? That’s Alex Ovechkin. See what he’s doing? He’s celebrating. Know what he’s celebrating? A goal. How do you score a goal? Actually play hockey.  The KHL is doing that right now, and I quite like it. Hopefully you do, too. Enjoy!