Updated at 3:38 AM: I've been saying this for a while now, and I'm sticking to it: while a good third to 40% of the Red Wings' roster probably plans on playing overseas at some point during the lockout, the younger, more interchangeable and most importantly cheaper-to-insure are the only ones who will find gainful employment, at least with a Datsyukian KHL exception. Jakub Kindl kind of let it slip that he's heading over to play for Oclari Trinec of the Czech Extraliga on Twitter...
@schepkem ya I will start playing back home in town call Trinec keep working on your stick handling
— Jakub Kindl (@JKindl4) September 17, 2012
Though he had quite the adventure on the flight over...
Emergency landing in Dublin lady next to me is probabbly going to deliver baby very soon
— Jakub Kindl (@JKindl4) September 18, 2012
But ESPN's Pierre LeBrun offered a fine example as to why the same recession that has the NHL demanding a "retrenching" makes it prohibitively expensive for players on long-term contracts to find work: