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Newsflash: former Washington Capitals center Sergei Fedorov is playing hockey again. The Russian legend — who retired two years ago after spending two seasons with KHL’s Metallurg Magnitogorsk to become the general manager of CSKA Moscow — played in a Spengler Cup game today against the Rochester Americans. Fedorov played on the second line with Ilari Filppula and Igor Saprykin.

CSKA won 4-3 and Fedorov didn’t do much. He had two shots on goal. But who cares? He played an actual hockey game again. That’s worth celebrating.

After the game, the 44-year-old stated that he isn’t planning to play in the KHL.

Bummer. But congrats to you, Sergei. We will always love you.

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  • CapsCast

    I have nothing but respect for Fedorov. I’m really enjoying the Spengler Cup. It’s exciting to see how an AHL team matches up to KHL, Swiss, and Czech clubs.

  • Katth

    After watching that game I watched Fedorov’s goal in game 7 against the rangers like 20 times in a row.

  • Beatloff Andres

    Fedorov scored in the next game! Amazing!