Viktor Antipin watch (#AntipinWatch) may be coming to an end before it ever really even got started. According to KHL insider Aivis Kalnins, Antipin is expected to sign with the Buffalo Sabres. Kalnins adds that Antipin told Russian newspaper Sport Express that he plans to arrive in Buffalo next week.
Antipin, 24, tallied 24 points (8G, 16A) in 59 games played with a plus 10 plus/minus rating with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL this season. Antipin added 11 points (7G, 4A) in 18 playoff games and was named the top defensive player in the KHL Finals (Gagarin Cup) where his team fell to Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk of SKA Saint Petersburg. Read more at wkbw.com