When the NHL closed down for its holiday break on Saturday night, Anton Khudobin opted not for a warm Caribbean beach and a pina colada, but a comfy luxury hotel at New Hampshire’s Bretton Woods that promised a fireplace in his suite, and a glass or two of hot wine served outside by a blazing fire. Henry Akinwande, Dreamer Supertramp Remix. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. “It looks pretty good,” Khudobin said of the approximately 1,300-piece truck. Known as “Doby” by his Black-and-Gold teammates, the gregarious 31-year-old backstop returns to Siberia at the end of every NHL season. Comments may take up to an hour for moderation before appearing on the site. Two of them are clean (hello and thank you) and the other three are curse words. Cameron, now coaching in Romania, goes to bed early so he can wake up to watch Khudobin’s playoff games. Michigan State University Gpa, “You would never expect him to be a good goaltender if you saw him walking around town because he didn’t look athletic or like a professional goalie. Lazaruk said some things are difficult to communicate beyond the normal stuff — like Saskatchewan not having anything to do with daylight savings time. They come to Canada as kids, unable to speak more than a couple of words of English some of them. Steven Stamkos is "inching his way closer" to returning but probably won't play for the Lightning in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday (8 p.m. https://t.co/Z64Ma6xkLM. Tyler Seguin (A) Is he married? Dallas Stars goalie Anton Khudobin (35) is crashed into by Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon (14) during second-period NHL Stanley Cup finals hockey action in … Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. It was a spur-of-the-moment, first-time purchase. window.tgpQueue.add('tgpli-5f89a669bc13f'). When Khudobin got his first NHL win, he gave the stick he used to Brett and it’s still on display in the Cameron home. “He may have only played one season with the team back in 2005-06, but he left more than a lasting impression on the team and his teammates, a billet family and hundreds of Blades fans, all of whom loved him,” said Lazaruk. Also from Ken Campbell: Joel Hanley is having a moment that’s been a long time coming. 4 of the Western Conference Final of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on Aug. 12, 2020. tap here to see other videos from our team. @NHLNetwork | @DallasStars pic.twitter.com/vSBEIuq8sp. The Athletic’s Saad Yousuf delved deeper into the enigma and majesty of Dobby’s presence. They drive from Saskatoon and I still have a very good relationship.”. Visit our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings. I had to try to explain to him that it wouldn’t be like that every night.”. “I have to stay 60 minutes-plus focused in the game.”. We have enabled email notifications—you will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, there is an update to a comment thread you follow or if a user you follow comments.