10:42 PM EDT, Sat June 25, 2016
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Vladimir Sobotka Expected To Return To NHL

Brace yourselves for the return of Sobe. Vladimir Sobotka last played for the St. Louis Blues in the 2014 playoffs. That postseason, an arbitrator awarded him a $2.725 million contract, which wasn't as much as Sobotka would get paid in the KHL. Sobe, despite sometimes inexplicable perceived preferential treatment by coach Ken Hitchcock, saw "no other way out" and wanted a team that respected him (?) hightailed it to Avangard Omsk, potting 72 points in 97 games and earning a spot on this year's Czech World Cup of Hockey roster. His NHL point totals are significantly less impressive. Well,...

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