Pavel Datsyuk’s NHL rights belong to Arizona until July 1, but the Russian superstar is almost certain to be playing the 2019-20 season with a pair of wings on his jersey. Which city, league or nation it will be happening in is still an open question, however.
What is certain about the future Hall of Famer is that he is parting with KHL powerhouse SKA St. Petersburg, with whom he has spent the past three seasons, including the 2016-17 Gagarin Cup-winning campaign. “The St. Petersburg part of my career has come to an end,” the 40-year-old Datsyuk announced on Twitter at the end of April before expressing his thanks to the SKA organization and its fans.
While not saying what his next move would be, the wording didn’t seem to hint at retirement and, indeed, rumors coming out of Russia and g...
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