Photos: NHL players playing in Europe

 

Here is a list of NHL players in Europe for 2012 lockout

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">MANNHEIM, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 28: Marcel Goc of Mannheim during the DEL match between Adler Mannheim and Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers at SAP Arena on September 28, 2012 in Mannheim, Germany.</div>
 

MANNHEIM, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 28: Marcel Goc of Mannheim during the DEL match between Adler Mannheim and Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers at SAP Arena on September 28, 2012 in Mannheim, Germany.

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<div id="page1">MANNHEIM, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 28: Marcel Goc of Mannheim during the DEL match between Adler Mannheim and Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers at SAP Arena on September 28, 2012 in Mannheim, Germany.</div>
Davos' Rick Nash, right, a locked-out NHL player, is blocked by Langnau's Mark Popovic, left, during the Swiss first league hockey match between HC Davos and SC Langnau Tigers Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 in the Vaillant-Arena in Davos, Switzerland (
NHL-lockout player Jason Spezza of Canada talks to the media on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 in Rapperswil, Switzerland. During Lockout time Jason Spezza will join the Rapperswil Jona Lakers ice hockey team.
Max Pacioretty, NHL lockout player from the Montreal Canadien's is presented as the new player of Swiss ice hockey club HC Ambri-Piotta, Wednesday, Sept. 2012, in Ascona, Switzerland. Because of an NHL lockout, several players are seeking work in Switzerland, and sign temporary contracts with Swiss ice hockey clubs.
Lockout player Joe Thornton and Reto von Arx, behind, from HC Davos, duels with Rico Fata from Servette, right, during the Swiss championship hockey match between HC Davos and Servette, Saturday Sept. 29 2012, in Davos, Switzerland. Thornton is under contract with NHL Club San Jose Sharks.
Tyler Seguin from EHC Biel enters the field prior to the Swiss championship hockey match between EHC Biel and Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, Saturday Sept. 29, 2012, in Biel, Switzerland. Seguin is under contract with NHL Club Boston Bruins.
Lockout player Luca Sbisa from HC Lugano is pictured during the Swiss championship hockey match between SC Bern and HC Lugano, Saturday Sept. 29 2012, in Bern, Switzerland. Sbisa is under contract with NHL Club Anaheim Ducks. (
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals is playing with his old team, Dynamo Moscow. He has suggested that he may stay in his native Russia even after the NHL lockout is over. &#8220;As to the future, it will depend on what kind of conditions there will be in the NHL with the new CBA,&#8221; said Ovechkin to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti. &#8220;If our contracts get slashed, I will have to think whether to return there or not. I won&#8217;t rule out staying in the KHL, even past this season.&#8221;
Red Wings veteran Pavel Datsyuk returned to his native Russia, signing a deal with CSKA Moscow.
Vancouver native Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg Jets  became the North American to join the Kontinental Hockey League. Kane is playing with Dinamo Minsk in Belarus. "They love their hockey here," said Kane on Twitter. "Can't wait to play!"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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