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BREAKING: 50-Year Old Former Stanley Cup-Champion Signs a Brand New Contract to Continue Playing


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December 27, 2023  (8:10 PM)
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In a surprising turn of events, Nikolai Khabibulin, a former Chicago Blackhawks goalie and Stanley Cup Champion, is making a comeback at the age of 50.

The hockey community is abuzz with excitement as Khabibulin hits the ice again, this time joining Torpedo in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) signing an official contract.
Torpedo officially announced the comeback, revealing that Khabibulin, who currently coaches goaltending for the team, has signed a one-way contract until the end of the season.
Hockey News Hub shared the news in a tweet:
"TORPEDO MAKES IT OFFICIAL Nikolai Khabibulin, who is Torpedo's goaltending coach, has signed a one-way contract until the end of the season. He'll turn 51 in January. The Russian Jagr."

Khabibulin last played in the NHL in October 2013, making his decision to return quite remarkable. With almost 800 NHL games and a Stanley Cup win with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004, Khabibulin's comeback adds another chapter to his impressive hockey career.
As the hockey world eagerly anticipates Khabibulin's return to the ice, one thing is clear – age is just a number when passion for the game runs deep.
Nikolai Khabibulin's comeback promises to be a heartwarming highlight of the hockey season, showcasing that legends never grow old on the ice.
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BREAKING: 50-Year Old Former Stanley Cup-Champion Signs a Brand New Contract to Continue Playing

Do you believe that this 50-year old goaltender will be able to sustain the rest of the season?

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