According The UFA Sports agency (the KHL’s marketing service
partner in nations outside the League’s borders), the league has announced a surge
in interest “among North American TV companies seeking to broadcast
matches in the KHL Championship.”
This means that hockey fans in North America will be able to watch KHL action featuring some of the biggest names in the NHL.
Current NHL stars suiting up in the KHL as of Sept. 21 include Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeny Malkin, Sergei Gonchar, Pavel Datsyuk, Ilya Bryzgalov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Niklas Backstrom, Andrei Kostitsyn and Boston’s Anton Khudobin.