Which NHL Stars Are Playing During the Lockout?

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The NHL lockout has left hockey fans stranded in 2012, but many of the players aren't content to just sit around and wait. Some of the best players went overseas to join teams in Europe or Russia. Keep reading to find out which stars of the NHL are still playing hockey during the lockout!

NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin returned to his homeland to play hockey for his former team, the HC Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague. He has been named to the First Team All-Star Team five times in his career. Ovechkin has stated that he would like to return to the Washington Capitals if possible, although he is enjoying success on Dynamo Moscow.