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May 31, 2024  (2:23 PM)
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Former NHLer Brendan Leipsic.
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Brendan Leipsic, former Washington Capitals forward, signs with Avtomobilist in the KHL for his fifth season abroad, continuing his career post-NHL.

Former NHLer Brendan Leipsic has embarked on yet another chapter in his hockey journey, this time signing a two-year contract with Avtomobilist in the KHL. This move, confirmed by a reliable Russian hockey news source, marks his fifth season in the KHL since his controversial exit from the NHL.
SKA ➡️ Avtomobilist Brendan Leipsic signs two-year contract with Avtomobilist #KHL

Brendan Leipsic's departure from the NHL was precipitated by a highly publicized incident in which he made misogynistic remarks in a group chat. These remarks led to his unconditional release from the Washington Capitals.
The Washington Capitals have placed forward Brendan Leipsic on unconditional waivers for the purpose of contract termination.

The scandal also impacted his brother Jeremy, who was subsequently removed from the University of Manitoba men's hockey team.
Jeremy Leipsic, Brendan Leipsic's brother, was in the group chat that was made public yesterday. He's now been released from the University of Manitoba men's hockey team. The first domino, as they say.

While it remains uncertain where Brendan Leipsic's hockey career will ultimately lead, his chances of returning to the NHL appear slim due to his past indiscretions. His move to Avtomobilist represents his continued efforts to sustain a professional hockey career despite the significant setbacks he has faced.
Brendan Leipsic's journey highlights the ongoing consequences of his actions and the challenges of rebuilding a career after public disgrace. His story serves as a reminder of the impact of personal conduct on professional opportunities in the highly scrutinized world of professional sports.
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