After failing to report, Mikhail Grigorenko played his first game with the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL Saturday night and was outstanding.
The Buffalo Sabres cited the upcoming Olympic break as one of the reasons Mikhail Grigorenko was sent to the QMJHL.
Mikhail Grigorenko has had a change of heart and will report to the QMJHL.
Mikhail Grigorenko apologized for not reporting to the QMJHL and asked for patience while he tries to determine what his next move should be.
Mikhail Grigorenko's agent, Jay Grossman, has reportedly confirmed to the Olean Times Herald that Grigorenko won't be reporting to the QMJHL.
Mikhail Grigorenko has been returned to the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL.
Mikhail Grigorenko won't play Thursday.
Buffalo has a decision to make with Mikhail Grigorenko, who is set to rejoin the Sabres following his loan to Russia's World Junior squad.
Mikhail Grigorenko produced a goal and two assists in Russia's dominant 11-0 victory over Norway in World Junior Championship action on Thursday.
Mikhail Grigorenko, who will play in the 2014 World Junior Championships, didn't travel with the Sabres to Montreal for Saturday's game.
The Buffalo Sabres have confirmed that Mikhail Grigorenko will be loaned to Team Russia for the 2014 World Junior Championships.
Mikhail Grigorenko announced on his Facebook page late Wednesday afternoon that he would be playing on Russia's 2014 World Junior team.
The Sabres are weighing their options as Mikhail Grigorenko continues to play a marginal role with Buffalo.
Mikhail Grigorenko stayed in the press box on Saturday.