Will Sergei Kostitsyn get Shanabanned?
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Sergei Kostitsyn of the Nashville Predators told Russian media he would rather the entire 2012-2013 season be locked out than have to return to the NHL. Kostitsyn is playing in the KHL for the duration of the lockout.
Often criticized in this space for not shooting the puck often enough, Sergei Kostitsyn has started shooting with his mouth instead. The Nashville Predators forward is quoted in a new Russian article as saying he'd rather stay in the KHL.
It looks like a decent-sized crowd showed up for an SPHL battle last night at Bridgestone Arena, a noble attempt to throw local puckheads a bone as we all wait to see when the NHL season will start.
The NFL is underway, baseball's playoffs are providing nightly drama, and the political campaigns are building to a climactic finish. With all this going on, do general sports fans even miss the NHL right now?
When the most connected insider of them all says his gut feel is that the entire 2012-2013 NHL season will be lost, you have to sit up and pay attention.