I am compiling a list of NHLer's that have gone overseas to play during the lockout. The whole purpose of this list is to help those capping Euro hockey.
Please feel free to make any additions when you come across them. ThanX in advance for your contribution!
I'll do my best to keep this first post updated with the latest moves and relevant data.
NO TROLLING PLEASE - JUST THE DATA!
Here is what I have so far:
Evgeni Malkin to Metallurg
Sergei Gonchar to Metallurg
Nikolai Kulemin to Metallurg
***Metallurg is off to a VERY fast start***
Ovechkin to Dynamo Moscow / CSKA
Pavel Datsyuk to Ak-Bars Kazan
Ilya Kovalchuk to SKA St. Petersburg
Nail Yakupov to Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Niklas Backstrom to with Dynamo Minsk
Mikhail Grabovski to Dinamo Minsk
Semyon Varlamov to Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
Ruslan Fedotenko to Donbass Donetsk
Alexei Ponikarovsky to Donbass Donetsk
Lubomir Visnovsky to Slovan Bratislava
Kaspars Daugavins to Dinamo Riga
Jakub Voracek to Lev Praha
Jiri Hudler to Lev Praha
Anton Khudobin to Atlant
Anze Kopitar to Mora IK of the Swedish league's second division
Mark Streit New York Islanders captain to play for Bern
Yannick Weber to Geneva-Servette
Joe Thornton to Davos
Rick Nash is expected to join HC Davos as well. **not confirmed yet
Raphael Diaz to EZ Zug
Damien Brunner to EV Zug
Christian Ehrhoff to Krefeld Penguins
Players who are expected to sign abroad within the next few days.
Anton Volchenkov (TBD)
Anton Babchuk (TBD)
Vladimir Tarasenko (SKA St.Petersburg)
Andrei Loktionov (Atlant)
Vyacheslav Voynov (Traktor)
Alexander Semin (Lokomotiv)
Logan Couture (Switzerland)
Jason Demers (Finland)
Michal Handzus (Slovakia)