Jim Rutherford rarely hides anything and gave some clarification on the Sergei Plotnikov situation when appearing on 937 The Fan (Cook/Poni Show).

“[Sergei] suggested at a time where he wanted to go back to Russia and that didn’t go over well with the coach,” Rutherford said.

Rutherford didn’t reveal when the request to go back to Russia came but indications are it was at somepoint To read this insider news, subscribe to get “Inside Access”!