For weeks, the folks in Pennsylvania's Amish country had no idea that a Russian hockey team was living nearby, working out and rebuilding a team.
Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk is expected to play in the KHL All-Star Game in Russia on Sunday.
Scott Burnside previews the seven hottest players coming back from Europe.
The Detroit Red Wings have signed veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov to a one-year-deal.
The KHL is still going through some growing pains in its second season, but it is also still standing. And KHL president Alexander Medvedev says there's much more to come.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says the league has opposed Jiri Hudler's signing with Dynamo Moscow, officially communicating its concerns to the International Ice Hockey Federation and the Kontinental Hockey League.
A Kontinental Hockey League spokesman confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday that Detroit Red Wings forward Jiri Hudler plans to play in the Russian league this upcoming season.