Friday, September 23, 2005

Picture of the Day

Pavel Datsyuk in Omsk, Russia:
Wouldn't pick him out to be an NHL near-superstar making $3.8 million, would you? I'm guessing Pavel's in line for a plane taking him at least part of the way back to Detroit, where he is expected to arrive today. Thanks to Kukla's Korner for the picture. UPDATE (26. Sep 05): The Detroit News reports that Pavel was scheduled to arrive last night (Sunday) and will sign the contract sometime today. He is expected to practice tomorrow and will be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Columbus. Babcock says he will play with Brendan Shanahan but not Henrik Zetterberg, at least not initially. Zetterberg also may return to the ice Wednesday after being out due to a hip flexor injury.


At 9/23/2005 05:02:00 PM, Blogger Christy Hammond said...

what a great picture. i wonder if he'll play in sunday's game. i hope so b/c i'm so excited to be going to the game. i've never gone to a pre-season or playoffs game. so at least i can check one of those off now.

At 9/24/2005 01:31:00 AM, Blogger d-lee said...

I just now noticed the resemblance to Jake Gyllenhaal. Has this already been said? Am I crazy for thinking this?

At 9/25/2005 09:11:00 PM, Blogger Brushback said...

Hey, for Russia, those are probably considered to be pretty hip threads.

At 9/26/2005 09:56:00 AM, Blogger Legion Of Doom said...

What's he holding in his hand? A pack of cigs?

At 4/25/2006 12:55:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not cigarrettes; I'm pretty sure he's holding a translator.


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