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David Ling: “KHL is in between AHL and NHL”

David Ling: “KHL is in between AHL and NHL”

KHL News and Interviews
David Ling: "KHL is in between AHL and NHL" (Photo © hcamur.ru) During an interview with Nova Scotia newspaper The Chronicle Herald, Canadian player David Ling, who's playing for Amur Khabarovsk, was asked about the difference in the level between NHL and KHL. Ling: "[The KHL] is in between the AHL and NHL. Many good players, though. Just a different game." He also stressed the difficulties of playing on a team whose nearest competitor is more than 3,000 kilometers away. Ling: "The travel is crazy where I am. The closest team is a six-hour flight. It feels like we are always on the road, even when at home, because we’re battling jet lag. It’s hardest being away from family. They are most important to me. It’s lonely here. I am either at the rink or at my apartment." David Ling is curr...
Evgeny Grachev: “The Rangers confirmed I’m out of the WJC”

Evgeny Grachev: “The Rangers confirmed I’m out of the WJC”

Russian Players In NHL
Evgeny Grachev: "The Rangers confirmed I'm out of the WJC" (Photo © Russianprospects.com) In this exclusive RussianHockeyFans.com interview, New York Rangers' prospect, 19 years old Evgeny Grachev confirms that he won't go to the WJC, talks about his AHL experience and hints that he isn't going to follow Nikita Filatov's route and bolt back to the KHL. Hello Evgeny. Recently the Russian Hockey Federation site has published news that the Rangers ruled you out of the WJC. Has anyone from the club talked to you about this decision? Has the RHF approached you either? I've seen this information on the internet and I've asked my agent to learn if they really weren't releasing me. And the New York Rangers confirmed that they wouldn't release me. And no one from the RHF tried to get in touch with...