Exactly one year ago, Wojtek Wolski underwent surgery for a broken neck. Today he was just selected for Canada's national team in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
The gifted offensive star, who was rumoured to be coming back to the NHL, will stay in the KHL for at least one more season.
The Kontinental Hockey League is making efforts to engage foreigners and shape its image in a congenial way, which will enhance its reputation among fans who know it only through a Western media filter.
Beijing is hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics and now is home to a KHL team. One Canadian man has become hockey's chief evangelist in China.
Scoring an empty-net goal is apparently harder than it looks.
The dab can go home now. Stop fucking dabbing, people.
People will call this guy stupid, or oblivious, or a "bad goalie." But no one can accuse this guy of being a bad human. He's just out there, surviving.
The two former NHL stars, now playing on the same KHL team, hooked up for a goal after Kovalchuk put on a show.
A recession in Russia and low prices of oil have hurt state-owned companies that fund most teams.