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Sopel signs with Metallurg Novokuznetsk in the KHL

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Photo courtesy of Hockey Broad. Her excellent site should be on your favorites list.

Well, at least he’ll be playing for a good team. Metallurg is usually up there in the standings.


From Life As A Hockey Widow: (if you were not aware, “Hockey Widow” is Brent’s angelic wife)

"Off to the KHL!Sometimes, well most of the time, things don’t go as planned.  This is one of them.  We have been back in the Syracuse area visiting family for over a week now, and Sopes and Paul returned to Chicago two days ago.  I received a phone call that he signed with the KHL.  Metallurg Novokuznetsk to be exact.  The hardest part is that he’s got to leave by August 9th – not much time."

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