Wondering what's been going on with Bogdn Rudenko, our favorite former Komet-turned-alleged murderer?
Prosecutors in North Carolina recently revealed they will not seek the death penalty for Rudenko, accused of killing and then mutilating the body of his former friend from Kazakhstan.
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- The Texas Brahmas of the Central Hockey League have signed Steven Later -- click here -- and he bolsters the physicality of their lineup. However, it will be interesting when the Komets play at Texas on Jan. 30. You may recall, in 2008, Fort Wayne's Olivier Legault got suspended three games for whacking Later in the head with his stick. I'm not saying there's any bad blood there, but it's interesting, nonetheless, assuming Legault sticks with the Komets that long.
- This story from the Quad City Times caught my eye. It seems like Frank Anzalone is either having trouble getting players, having trouble meeting the players' salary demands or just isn't savvy with the salary cap. Whatever it is, I just think it could be a long season for the Mallards ... again. I like the comment: "I had a really, really, really good player," but I just lost him. I wonder if the player he missed out on signing was Joey Mormina or Daniel Gauthier.
- Kevin Reiter has taken note of the poll on Ice Chips regarding his next mask. Keep voting.