Danis Zaripov cleared to pursue NHL contract despite being banned by KHL for doping

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    Danis Zaripov will get the chance to take his talents to North America after the NHL approved the Russian winger's eligibility following a doping ban in the Kontinental Hockey League and international play.

    The 36-year-old Zaripov is free to sign with any team and could be the latest established Russian player to make an immediate impact in the NHL. Agent Dan Milstein said Zaripov is looking for a one-year contract so he can prove himself.

    "He's going to be a huge contributor to whatever team that he will choose," Milstein said.

    Read more http://www.espn.com/nhl/story/_/id/...ger-danis-zaripov-cleared-pursue-nhl-contract
     

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