5 years ago

Sergei Gonchar was selected to play in the KHL All-Star game but declined the invitation.

Gonchar, who had an outstanding 37 games with Magnitogorsk Metallurg registering 29 points, decided to return to Ottawa instead of playing in the game as Ilya Kovalchuk and Pavel Datsyuk have chosen to do. The 38-year-old veteran is entering his walk year of a two-year, $11 million deal and is showing he still may have something left in the tank.