OTPP: Early Deadline Deals, Kovalchuk Return, Habs Twitter and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. We start off the show this week by looking at some […] READ MORE


Ilya Kovalchuk Stripped of SKA Captaincy

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Ilya Kovalchuk stripped of SKA's captaincy and has been benched for games 3 and 4 of their playoff series against Lokomotiv Yaroslavl paving analysts to look at a potential return to the NHL READ MORE


KHL Perspective: The Importance of the NHL/KHL Agreement

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Buried under the news of who would start Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final was the news that the KHL and the NHL are very close to signing a transfer agreement. The Importance of the NHL/KHL Agreement This will be an upgrade of the current Memorandum of Understanding and allow for several things. You can read […] READ MORE


SKA The Week After Part one: Roster Changes

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SKA St. Petersburg has always had a flair for the dramatic. This year was no different, as April 30 came with heartbreak but also happiness. With the Gagarin Cup in the bag, veterans left with a smile and those who made the cut sneaked into North America. Their replacements however, come from the lower lines. Nonetheless, the rumor mill […] READ MORE




The KHL Playoff MVP Controversy is Pointless

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For every positive thing, there’s an equal negative thing. Between angry blogposts and twitter debates, the controversy yet again falls on the back on Ilya Kovalchuk, who claimed the KHL playoff MVP trophy. The media, as usual pulled out it’s knives, even calling his last gesture nothing but an “Emotional outburst” But – and what […] READ MORE


SKA St.Petersburg: Gagarin Cup Champions

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The SKA St.Petersburg are the 2014/2015 season Gagarin Cup Champions. The SKA team has finally accomplished what they tried to for seven seasons, and it looks like the lucky seven is what brought them the luck needed to capture the prize. The team has been desperate, having talent come and go, from now NHL star Vladimir […] READ MORE


SKA vs. CSKA – Who Will Advance to the Finals?

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The Army Series have turned into a war! Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Radulov are two of the best players currently in Europe and now their teams are facing off in the KHL’s conference finals, with AkBars waiting for their opponent in the finals. SKA vs. CSKA – Who Will Advance to the Finals? The series started with SKA struggling […] READ MORE