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September 16th, 2016 In KHL, News 0 comments

Former St. Louis Blues, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Edmonton Oilers defenseman Nikita Nikitin has signed a one-year deal with Avangard Omsk of the KHL, the team announced today. Avangard Omsk is the only club Nikitin has played for at home in Russia, and his decision to sign with them at this point was pretty obvious. Nikitin has spent the...

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September 9th, 2016 In KHL, News 0 comments

Dallas Stars restricted free-agent Valeri Nichushkin has negotiated with his former KHL team, Traktor Chelyabinsk, about potentially signing a contract with the team. Traktor, however, do not hold KHL rights on the Chelyabinsk-native forward, as they were bought by Dynamo Moscow right before the forward moved to North America. During an...

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September 8th, 2016 In KHL, News 0 comments

According to rsport.ru, former Buffalo Sabres defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo is headed to the KHL, where he will sign a contract with either Ak Bars Kazan or Sibir Novosibirsk. Both teams have import player slots free and Ak Bars Kazan head coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov recently declared that the team is trying to add an experienced defenseman to...

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September 2nd, 2016 In KHL, News 0 comments

As announced on the team's official website, in a somewhat surprising transaction, CSKA Moscow signed American forward J.T. Barnett. A native of Scottsdale, AZ, Barnett played for four clubs during his WHL career (Vancouver Giants, Kamloops Blazers, Everett Silvertips and Kelowna Rockets), scoring 131 points (57 goals, 74 assists) in 249...

August 26th, 2016 In KHL, News 0 comments

During his second KHL game, former Stanley Cup champion and Detroit Red Wings legend Pavel Datsyuk scored his first goal in the league. In the game against Salavat Yulaev Ufa, which SKA St. Petersburg won with a 7-1 score, Datsyuk needed only 30 seconds to get the puck in the back of the net with a nice backhander after a pass from Ilya...

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August 20th, 2016 In KHL, News, St Louis Blues 0 comments

Victor Shalaev, general manager of Avangard Omsk, told the Russian sport-express.ru that Vladimir Sobotka will be staying in the KHL, according to Igor Eronko. "Sobotka will join us as soon as he's healthy," he told sport-express. "Forget about St. Louises and other nonsense." A similar report appeared recently at Championat.com. Part of the...

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August 17th, 2016 In KHL, News 0 comments

After announcing the signing of Zach Yuen on July 20, HC Red Star Kunlun today announced that they have signed their first Chinese-born and trained player, Rudi Ying. Honored and humbled to be the first Chinese player to sign in the KHL. Looking forward to 2 great years with @RedStarKunlun #History — Rudi Ying (@rudiying98) August 16,...

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