According to Sovetsky Sport, Pavel Bure declined Alexander Steblin's offer to become Team Russia's general manager for the World Cup. Pavel declared "I'm under contract with the NY Rangers, I'm a professional hockey player, that's why I can't do any other job." Then he added : "Will I go to the World Cup as a player? I don't think I will be included in the preliminary roster, although I'm planning to start skating in June". Cool. 2 good news : - Pavel is not the GM!!! Thanks God! - Pavel could play http://www.sovsport.ru/gazeta/default.asp?p=2&date=2004/5/18&id=153952 The full interview will be published later this week.