I wasn't aware simply being Russian how lowered your trade value. I'm pretty sure he's said he wants to stay in the NHL and just wants to play, hence requesting a trade from LA.
Originally Posted by Frozen Failure
He will be the next Boedker.
They play nothing alike. Boedker finally looks to be breaking out this season, as well. Big fan of his, but I hate seeing him so much. He's a damn good forward, and yet most people couldn't even tell you what position he plays.