With the NHL lockout forcing the cancellation of at least the first 82 games for the 2012-2013 season, many players have opted to temporarily play with teams overseas. Here’s what some of the Bruins players are up to while they can’t play in the NHL. If the lockout ends, they will be free to rejoin the Bruins.
Rich Peverley, forward: Peverley signed on with Finland’s SM-liiga league to play for JYP. Peverley put up 42 points in 57 games last season and has been a member of the Bruins since 2010. Finland’s SM-liiga is the country’s top league and in the 2011-2012 season, JYP was first out of 14 teams.