The New York Rangers will receive a compensatory draft pick for the death of Alexei Cherepanov.
The KHL has issued four suspensions in response to Alexei Cherepanov's tragic death.
Russian investigators have concluded that Alexei Cherepanov had engaged in blood doping.
The New York Post is reporting that the New York Rangers are looking to be compensated with a draft pick for Alexei Cherepanov.
If the Alexei Cherepanov saga wasn't tragic enough, word out of Russia is that the former Ranger prospect was playing in the Continental Hockey League illegally.
Alexei Cherepanov collapsed around the bench area, in the third period, of a KHL contest in Russia on Monday and passed away shortly after.
Alexei Cherepanov collapsed around the bench area during a game in the KHL on Monday.
Ranger GM Glen Sather will meet with a Russian Super League GM about the availability of Alexei Cherepanov.
Alexei Cherepanov suffered a concussion in Game 2 of the Super Series versus the Canadian team.
According to Alexei Cherepanov's agent Jay Grossman, there is already an agreement in place with Omsk of the Russian Super League to release his client from any playing obligations for 2007-08.
Alexei Cherepanov's free-fall in the draft on Friday landed him with the New York Rangers with the 17th overall pick.