News dropped from a tweet on Tuesday morning that a KHL club has poached a couple of potential restricted free agents in Dustin Boyd and Nigel Dawes, signing them to brand new deals. Both Boyd and Dawes finished the 2011 regular season as members of the Montreal Canadiens organization, but neither found regular ice-time in the NHL, likely prompting a move to some more ice-time with a better quality of players.
Boyd only managed to play 10 games with the Habs in 2011, scoring 1 goal. Dawes split time between Atlanta and Montreal in 2011, playing 13 games and picking up a single assist. Neither player had much for fantasy value for the 2012 season.