Just because the NHL lockout ended three months ago doesn’t mean that the channel Russia 2 is going to stop using Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom in promos for Dynamo Moscow games. During the channel’s coverage of Sunday’s Manchester United/Chelsea game, Ovi and Nicky popped up in an animated promo at the bottom of the screen, encouraging viewers to watch the CSKA/Dynamo Moscow playoff series. Because they’ll be there! Er…

That’s one fancy looking one-timer. Russia, you stole out players for three months. Isn’t that enough?!

Additional reporting by Fedor Fedin.

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  • Syomin

    I really don’t like the “Russia, you stole out players for three months.” It’s not their fault the NHL had problems with that matter. NHL thumbs down for that

  • just a joke, Syomin.

  • I agree. Stealing players out is not nearly as much fun as sneaking them in. I also enjoy to murder players under.

  • Dmitry

    That moment when your soo bad that the KHL comes calling….