This particular story begins in 2014-15, when KHL star Steve Moses decided to try his luck in North America much like Vadim Shipachyev. He was signed by the Nashville Predators after posting 57 points in 60 games in Russia.
The undrafted American hoped to break into the NHL after proving his worth overseas, but never cracked the big lineup, instead being relegated to the AHL - where he played for only 16 games before defecting back to the KHL.
After a couple seasons with St. Petersburgh SKA, he came back to North America, this time signed with the Rochester Americans - the AHL affiliate club of the Buffalo Sabres.
He posted 16 points in 29 games for the Sabres' affiliate, but some unknown circumstances caused the team to suspend him without pay - allegedly due to some sort of "breach of contract". Perhaps he was yet again unhappy playing in the AHL.
It's been confirmed that he has once again quit North American hockey and headed back to the KHL, as he has signed a new deal with Helsinki Jokerit.
You have to imagine this is the last you will hear of Steve Moses in North American hockey.