The NHL will begin to start cancelling regular season games soon due to the labor dispute. Being locked out will affect most players negatively, but a few will benefit in the meantime.
Some players still need time to recover from injuries, while others are still young and need more time to develop their skills.
Over in Russia, the KHL has welcomed many NHL players that are looking to keep playing hockey until the NHL starts its season.
The KHL is a very competitive league. That being said, NHL players that are there can still play hockey at a decently high level.
This list of 10 players, some of which are playing overseas, will benefit from a prolonged dispute.