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Canadian Settling In As Russian League Coach

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
For the first Canadian ever to coach in the Russian Super League, the learning curve has been relatively painless. Dave King, the three-time coach of Canada's men's Olympic hockey team, has his squad, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, in first place after losing only twice in its first 18 games. That left Magnitogorsk five points ahead of second-place Avangard Omsk and 11 points clear of Ak Bars Kazan, the two big-budget teams in Russia and the ones that drew all the attention during the National Hockey League lockout.

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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