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Bryzgalov to sign in ... Vegas

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07:25 AM ET 10.03 | Las Vegas doesn't run low on peculiarities, and it may be on the verge of adding another in the form of a certain unique goaltender -- one who may fit in among that particular universe. Former Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov appears to be Vegas bound. According to reports, the 33-year-old Bryzgalov is close to signing with the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL. Bryzgalov was bought out by the Flyers last season after posting a .900 save percentage and 2.79 goals against average. The Russian native had seven years left on his nine-year, $51 million contract. In 10 NHL seasons spent with the Anaheim Ducks, Phoenix Coyotes, and Flyers, Bryzgalov has 208 wins and career .931 save percentage and 2.55 goals against average.

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October 3, 2013  09:09 AM ET

At least there's no bears there.

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October 3, 2013  09:17 AM ET

Great place to work on your (poker)game.

October 3, 2013  09:18 AM ET

I'll bet he's a winner!

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October 3, 2013  09:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

At least there's no bears there.

Yeah but .... it's a gamble.

October 3, 2013  09:34 AM ET

I can see him doing well there.

October 3, 2013  09:46 AM ET
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But are there parks?

Car parks. Do they count?

October 3, 2013  11:21 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

At least there's no bears there.

Won"t it be a tad warm there for his "hot beautiful girl man" ......poor pooch

October 3, 2013  11:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Yeah but .... it's a gamble.

It's safe to say eventually he'll crap out.

October 3, 2013  11:38 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

At least there's no bears there.

Lots of Bares...

October 3, 2013  11:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

But are there parks?

For your pic-a-nic basket, Yogi??

October 3, 2013  01:13 PM ET

Hard to believe how well Vinnie's done - for himself - now it's Bryz' turn. Gonna keep sharp, and be ready to cash up - agin, prob'ly with some team he actually wants to play for. Hard t'say whom that might be - but, I'm betting he's enjoying himself, and that it's gonna be at least next season at the earliest before he pulls on a Nat Ho League jersey. Think Can'tucks - afta they blows-up the team, and get rid of Gillis, Toto and about half of the team.

October 3, 2013  01:40 PM ET

Proof that the KHL *won't* throw money at anything.

I congratulate Las Vegas on their fine choice, strictly for entertainment purposes.

October 3, 2013  01:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Hard to believe how well Vinnie's done - for himself - now it's Bryz' turn. Gonna keep sharp, and be ready to cash up - agin, prob'ly with some team he actually wants to play for. Hard t'say whom that might be - but, I'm betting he's enjoying himself, and that it's gonna be at least next season at the earliest before he pulls on a Nat Ho League jersey. Think Can'tucks - afta they blows-up the team, and get rid of Gillis, Toto and about half of the team.

I think you very well could be spot on!

October 3, 2013  03:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I think you very well could be spot on!

So you purchased the Oldtom Rosetta Stone?

October 3, 2013  05:05 PM ET

Unlike the rest of the Russian hockey culture, Bryz doesn't seem as eager to return to the 'homeland'.

October 3, 2013  07:43 PM ET
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So you purchased the Oldtom Rosetta Stone?

Aye.................been hitting myself in the head with it as HC and Burkie pile on the Caps.

October 6, 2013  11:22 AM ET

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October 6, 2013  11:23 AM ET

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