First and foremost, something tells me it's highly unlikely that the fact this criticism is coming now, after the season is already over, and amid rumors of a possible coaching change, is just some kind of coincidence.
One player's agent appears to be attempting to kick Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien when he's already down, after a report from Sport-Express writer Igor Eronko revealed that the agent for center Alex Khokhlachev had publicly called out Julien, presumably for mistreating his player. Khokhlachev has expressed his displeasure in the past, and now it appears there is a threat he could leave the Bruins organization all together.
Eronko reported that while the agent refused to make any comment, there was in fact an offer from SKA Moscow of the KHL on the table, something Khoklachev could look to take if he remains in the American Hockey League.
While this is not likely to be a mitigating factor in whether or not Julien keeps his job, it's one more headache for the Bruins head coach who has been under the microscope as of late.
Khokhlachev's agent won't comment the possible offer from #SKA but doesn't rule out return to Russia 2/2— Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) April 13, 2016