Premiership Rugby, StubHub Partner Close To 9 Million Watch German Cup F1 Planning To Launch Masters Series Dynamo Dresden Receives City Support Hulkenberg Rubbishes F1 Driver Strike Local Broadcaster To Women's CL Game ISL To Provide Relief To Oldest Clubs BCCI Convenes EWC Meeting On Sunday Mexican Fans Protest Outside FMF Office Warner, CONCACAF In Legal Battle
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD Global/January 10, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
IIHF President Hopes NHL Will Take Break To Allow Players To Participate In Olympics
Published January 10, 2013
SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? RUSSIA TODAY reported New Jersey Devils player Ilya Kovalchuk "will entertain the Chelyabinsk crowd at this weekend's KHL All-Star game." The forward "has decided to stay in Russia at least until Sunday despite an unofficial end to the NHL lockout." Kovalchuk "was supposed to appear in the Russian Urals city of Chelyabinsk together with other prominent NHLers" including Zdeno Chara, Pavel Datsyuk, Evgeny Malkin and Alex Ovechkin. However, all of them "headed to North America for preseason training soon after Sunday's talks breakthrough between the NHL and the players' association." Meanwhile, Kovalchuk "is taking his time." He said, "Will I stay in Russia? We'll see. Time will tell. We shouldn't rule it out" (RT, 1/9).
Read more about the future of hockey in a Q&A with IIHF President René Fasel.