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01-08-2013, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by calvinguy View Post
Larry Brooks ‏@NYP_Brooksie
Have been at rinkand have not scrolled down last couple of hours of tweets, so sorry if this is repeat, but re KHL: told that last Friday...

Larry Brooks ‏@NYP_Brooksie
...last Friday, Malkin, Ovechkin, Kovalchuk, Datsyuk were preparing press release to announce they intended to remain in KHL regardless...

Larry Brooks ‏@NYP_Brooksie
Told that quartet hd been promised immense amount of money (guarantee fromn Putin) to stay in KHL and not return to NHL...

Larry Brooks ‏@NYP_Brooksie
Told that NHLPA was able to talk players out of issuing statement...Ovechkin has returned, Datsyuk has pledged to honor last 2 yrs with Det



Does anybody know if this guy is legit?
That would be Brooksie, probably the most famous NHL reporter from the NY area(likes get in fights with the coach). It's up in the air if it's fully legit and accurate, but it's a lot more worrisome coming from him than if someone like Eklund posted it.

It also jives with Mackenzie's tweets the other day, it just names names.

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