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The KHL or the NHL, Ivan? The Barbashev dilemma needs a resolution

What do you want to do, Ivan Barbashev: Play for the Blues or spend a year in the KHL?

The question remains as the offseason enters its final stretch, with training camps and preseason hockey games beginning to take shape in a matter of weeks. Trust me, things will move fast from here, and before you know it, the banner will be raised at Enterprise and the 2019-20 season will kick off.

The only dilemma left is whether or not Barbashev will be wearing the Blue Note this season.

It’s simple really. The Blues have around $1.