The lockout has brought them closer to good Russian cooking, and to each other. Both are playing for Magnitogorsk during the lockout. Gonch is living in the "base" apparently which stirs up mental images of him being in some kind of military bunker, wearing fabulous sweaters and smoking a briar pipe next to the ventilation ducts while sipping high-quality vodka and listening to the radio late into the night.
OH GOD WE HAVE MISSED THIS POETRY.
So, we haven't been posting much lately, obviously, because NHL news has been depressing. But now that this non-season is, so far, a reality, we might want to try to get back on the horse. As gently and daintily as possible.
Go Pens. Go Metallurg.