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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327010 Niklas Backstrom Niklas+Backstrom NHL

The Minnesota Wild goalie was coming off ankle surgery, and decided to get back to work quickly by signing with Dynamo Minsk, a KHL team based in Belarus.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327011 Jakub Voracek Jakub+Voracek NHL

The Philadelphia Flyers winger skated for Lev Praha, a KHL team in the Czech Republic.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327012 Jason Spezza Jason+Spezza NHL

The Ottawa Senators center was coming off one of the best seasons of his career. But during the lockout, he played for Rapperswil-Jona of the Swiss Elite League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327016 Alexei Ponikarovsky Alexei+Ponikarovsky NHL

In June, the New Jersey Devils winger was contending for the Cup. During the lockout, he signed on with Donbass Donetsk of the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327014 Christian Ehrhoff Christian+Ehrhoff NHL

The Buffalo Sabres defenseman was back in Germany, playing for his hometown team, the Krefeld Penguins.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327019 Semyon Varlamov Semyon+Varlamov NHL

The Colorado Avalanche goalie joined Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, the KHL team that was struck by tragedy last season when the team's plane crashed.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327021 Ruslan Fedotenko Ruslan+Fedotenko NHL

While the two-time Stanley Cup champ's return to the Philadelphia Flyers was on hold, he went to his native Ukraine to play with the KHL team in Donetsk.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327020 Jussi Jokinen Jussi+Jokinen NHL

The Carolina Hurricanes left wing headed back to Finland to play for Oulu Karpat, the team he played for before going to the NHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327013 Jiri Hudler Jiri+Hudler NHL

The long-time Detroit Red Wing was signed by the Calgary Flames in the offseason. He then joined the KHL's Lev Praha, a team in his native Czech Republic.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327018 Tomas Plekanec Tomas+Plekanec NHL

The Montreal Canadiens star played for his hometown team, HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327017 Lubomir Visnovsky Lubomir+Visnovsky NHL

The defenseman was shipped from the Anaheim Ducks to the New York Islanders in the offseason. His next stop was with Slovan Bratislava, a KHL team.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327004 Sergei Gonchar Sergei+Gonchar NHL

The Ottawa Senators defenseman, who won the Cup with Pittsburgh in 2009, was one of the first players to sign with the KHL. He played for Metallurg Magnitogorsk.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327005 Ilya Kovalchuck Ilya+Kovalchuck NHL

The Devils' leading scorer in the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs played for SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327008 Joe Thornton Joe+Thornton NHL

The San Jose Sharks captain played with Davos in Switzerland, a team he also played for during the 2004-05 NHL lockout.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31332200 Valtteri Filppula Valtteri+Filppula NHL

The Detroit Red Wings' Finnish star headed home to play for Jokerit.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31326072 Jaromir Jagr Jaromir+Jagr NHL

Say hello to your boss! Jagr played for the team he owns, HC Klado of the Czech Extraliga, while waiting to join his new NHL team, the Dallas Stars.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327006 Anze Kopitar Anze+Kopitar NHL

The Los Angeles Kings center played for second-tier Swedish team Mora IK with his younger brother, Gasper.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327009 Alex Ovechkin Alex+Ovechkin NHL

The two-time NHL MVP for the Washington Capitals went back to his native Russia to play with his former team, Dynamo Moscow of the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31327007 Evgeni Malkin Evgeni+Malkin NHL

The Pittsburgh Penguins star, and last year's Hart Trophy winner, took his talents to Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31332198 Rick Nash Rick+Nash NHL

Nash was playing for Davos of the Swiss Elite League before returning back to New York with a nagging groin injury. He's waiting to make his debut with the Rangers.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31332197 Logan Couture Logan+Couture NHL

The first-round pick by the San Jose Sharks in the 2007 draft skated for Geneva-Servette of the Swiss Elite League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31332196 Tyler Seguin Tyler+Seguin NHL

The young, talented Boston Bruins center played in the Swiss Elite League with EHC Biel.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31333795 Ales Hemsky Ales+Hemsky NHL

The former first-rounder for the Edmonton Oilers went back to his roots to play for Pardubice of the Czech League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31333794 Tyler Ennis Tyler+Ennis NHL

Ennis signed a two-year extension with the Buffalo Sabres right before the lockout, but his next stop was with SC Langnau of the Swiss Elite League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31333790 Ondrej Pavelec Ondrej+Pavelec NHL

The Winnipeg Jets' No. 1 goalie found a new home between the pipes with Bili Tygri Liberec of the Czech Extraliga.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31333792 Tomas Kaberle Tomas+Kaberle NHL

The Montreal Canadiens defenseman who won the Stanley Cup in 2010 with the Boston Bruins played for Kladno in the Czech Extraliga.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31333788 Ilya Bryzgalov Ilya+Bryzgalov NHL

The quirky Philadelphia Flyers netminder joined Pavel Datsyuk at CSKA Moscow.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31333791 Pavel Datsyuk Pavel+Datsyuk NHL

The Red Wings' star center went back to Russia to play in the KHL with CSKA Moscow.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31336847 Sergei Bobrovsky Sergei+Bobrovsky NHL

While the former Philadelphia Flyer's new job with the Columbus Blue Jackets was put on hold, he kept busy by playing for SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31337904 Tuukka Rask Tuukka+Rask NHL

The Bruins' No. 1 goalie played for HC Plzen of the Czech League before returning back to Boston at the end of November.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31339747 Michal Rozsival Michal+Rozsival NHL

The former Phoenix Coyotes defenseman was hoping for a fresh start with the Chicago Blackhawks. Instead, he played for HC Plzen of the Czech League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31343138 Pekka Rinne Pekka+Rinne NHL

The Nashville Predators netminder, and Vezina Trophy finalist for the past two NHL seasons, played in the KHL for Dinamo Minsk.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31339748 Wayne Simmonds Wayne+Simmonds NHL

The Philadelphia Flyers winger had a breakout season in 2011-2012. During the lockout he played for Eispiraten Crimmitschau in the tier-2 German League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31339749 Alexander Semin Alexander+Semin NHL

The former Capitals star was supposed to be starting the season with the Carolina Hurricanes. Instead, he was in the KHL skating for Sokol Krasnoyarsk.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31339751 Erik Karlsson Erik+Karlsson NHL

The 2012 Norris Trophy winner played in Finland with Jokerit of SM-liiga.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31343815 Carl Hagelin Carl+Hagelin NHL

The New York Rangers winger headed home to Sweden to play for Sodertalje of the Swedish League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31346298 Evander Kane Evander+Kane NHL

The Winnipeg Jets' leading goal scorer from a year ago was in the KHL playing for Dinamo Minsk, but the forward and the team parted ways in late November.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31346297 John Tavares John+Tavares NHL

The New York Islanders' leading scorer headed to Switzerland to play in the Swiss Elite League for Bern.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31357505 Gabriel Landeskog Gabriel+Landeskog NHL

It was quite the summer for Landeskog. First, he won the Calder Trophy as the NHL's Rookie of the Year. Then, he was named Colorado's captain. Then, he went home to play in the Swedish Elite League for Djurgarden.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31357507 Claude Giroux Claude+Giroux NHL

The Philadelphia Flyers' star center played in Berlin in the German Elite League before suffering a neck injury.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31357504 Patrice Bergeron Patrice+Bergeron NHL

The Boston Bruins center made a new home with HC Lugano of the Swiss Elite League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31357545 Danny Briere Danny+Briere NHL

Instead of scoring clutch goals for the Philadelphia Flyers, Briere skated for Berlin of the German Elite League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31357506 Zdeno Chara Zdeno+Chara NHL

The Boston Bruins captain, and one of the best D-men in the league, played for Prague's team in the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31363659 Ryan McDonagh Ryan+McDonagh NHL

One of the New York Rangers' top defenseman played for Barys Astana of the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31363658 Matt Duchene Matt+Duchene NHL

The Colorado Avalanche center's 2011-2012 season was marred by injuries. Waiting during the lockout, he freshened up his game with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31363657 Victor Hedman Victor+Hedman NHL

The second overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning took his blue-line talents to Barys Astana of the KHL.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31363656 Henrik Zetterberg Henrik+Zetterberg NHL

The former Conn Smythe Trophy winner and Detroit Red Wings star played in the Swiss Elite League with EV Zug.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31391142 Patrick Kane Patrick+Kane NHL

The Blackhawks winger who scored the game-winning Game 7 goal in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final played for Swiss club Biel.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31404381 Dustin Brown Dustin+Brown NHL

The Los Angeles Kings captain and 2012 Stanley Cup winner headed to Zurich to keep his skills sharp playing in the Swiss League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31452677 Bobby Ryan Bobby+Ryan NHL

The Anaheim Ducks winger decided to play where there were some familiar faces. He joined forces with crosstown rival Anze Kopitar of the LA Kings at Mora IK in the Swedish League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31454380 Cory Schneider Cory+Schneider NHL

Schneider could very well be the Vancouver Canucks' starting goalie once the NHL season starts. To hone his skills, he played for Ambri-Piotta in the Swiss League.

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NHL 142 43 Locked-out NHL stars on the move 31323977 There they go! There+they+go%21 NHL

NHL fans young and old watched as their favorite players fled for other leagues during the lockout. Find out where they went.

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