The 32-year-old scored five goals and nine assists in 20 regular season games with the Russian club. He added seven goals and eight assists in 23 playoff games as Magnitogorsk, won the Gagarin Cup.
Going into the playoffs this spring, Jones and Murray had a combined 112 games of NHL experience. You have to go back 30 years to find two Stanley Cup final starters with less combined experience than these two guys.
The stars carried the load offensively for the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins, but there are a few key players who aren’t getting the credit they deserve as the Stanley Cup final approaches. Here are five unsung heroes who helped make the Sharks and Penguins finalists.
We know the Penguins reached the final thanks to a relentlessly speedy attack. But how did coach Mike Sullivan transition this team into what it is now?
For teen hockey players, less is more. Playing year round actually hurts their development in two ways: it decreases their overall athleticism, and it increases the likelihood of typical hockey injuries.
If Pavel Datsyuk leaves the Red Wings for the KHL this year, he can forget about ever having his No. 13 retired in Detroit.
Former Devils defenseman Bruce Driver talks about his Stanley Cup runs and his old roommate, Ken Daneyko.
The restricted free agent is expected to be dealt prior to next month's NHL Draft in Buffalo.