Say what you will about the KHL, but I think it’d be fun as fuck to play there if I were a lazy NHL hockey player with a shitty attitude and no sense of “team”. The conference finals of the Gagarin Cup, which sounds like something Wilt Chamberlain may have sipped from in Conan The Destroyer, are beginning tomorrow and are even going to be broadcast on ESPN 360. So yo might as well grab some borscht and watch some highly skilled forwards mosey around some less than stellar defensemen.
It’s nice to see Jon Sim back competing for his NHL job. I still can’t quite figure out why the New York Islanders sentenced him to exile in Bridgeport late last season. Sim played his best hockey of the year for the worst team in the league by registering 7 points in the six games before his demotion.
I’m looking to Sim to be a 20-goal sleeper in my fantasy pool, as he’s got something to prove and a contract on the line. Sim also has the ability to boast one of the league’s best moustaches, it would probably be a solid 86 on the EA Sports’ scale.
It’s only the pre-season, but this goal is enough to get us excited for some NHL hockey: