Rollie, I wonder where everyone got the idea that Zherdev had in fact signed to play in the KHL next season? Wouldn't be a part of your tactics to get Zherdev more money now would it?
Update (5pm ET): Check out Beyond the Blueshirts for more information as the club that was reported to have signed Zherdev is now denying that they ever spoke with Zherdev or his agent. Nothing comes easy with Zherdev I guess!
It looks like the well documented summer fiasco of Nik Zherdev has come to an end. The fact that he has ended up back in Russia really should be of no surprise to anybody. Based on the interviews that Zherdev had done earlier this summer, it was obvious that he was playing hockey because it was a "job" and he was going to play wherever he got paid the most money.
Thanks to Kukla's Korner for this translation from RDS.ca
Nikolai Zherdev crossed the Atlantic in his turn. The former Rangers player would accept a new contract with the team Yulaev Salavat Ufa in the KHL.
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