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KHL horning in? Not on Vlad’s watch. As soon as he gets here, the KHL becomes the Far East Coast Hockey League.

NHLers in Sochi? They’ll be the only ones allowed to go.

After a while, all other sports will be consumed and then disbanded. Hockey fights will be replaced by ice judo. We will all conform and look happy doing it. Or else.

Having an intransigent strongman in charge of the league sounds risky. But we’ve managing it for a while. Offering his job to a global troublemaker at least has the benefit of doing our future suffering for the greater good.

-Cathal Kelly of the Toronto Star "suggesting" Vladimir Putin should be the next NHL commissioner.  Read more on this topic from Kelly...

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Russia’s Prime Minister Hits The Ice

from Seeksha Gurang of Parda Phash,

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is taking training these days from the legends of ice hockey, is doing really well and has scored several goals on Friday at a Moscow arena.

The Russian premier promised to learn to skate well enough to play hockey during a video conference with young Russian sportsmen in February.

During Friday’s training, Putin wore a red-blue uniform with the Russian national emblem. His number was 11….

Putin trained with retired NHL star Pavel “Russian Rocket” Bure, a former head coach of the Russian national hockey team Vyacheslav Bykov and the president of the CSKA ice hockey club Vyacheslav Fetisov.

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