NHL Prediction: 4 Players Most Likely to Play Overseas If Games Are Cancelled

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NHL Prediction: 4 Players Most Likely to Play Overseas If Games Are Cancelled
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Claude Giroux will be one of many players going overseas to play hockey

With the NHL lockout underway, this country is about to see a mass exodus of players for different hockey leagues overseas.

The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and NHL owners have different opinions towards coming up with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). It also doesn't look like they are anywhere close to being able to come up with any kind of deal.

Quite a few players have already booked their tickets to play in other countries.

Last year's MVP, Evgeni Malkin, has decided to play for Mettalurg—a Russian team in the KHL. Pavel Datsyuk is leaving the country and will be joining Ak Bars Kazan, also a team in the KHL.

So who will be next to sit through a long flight and play in a different country?

Here's a look at four players that are most likely going to be playing overseas this season.

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