After rumors started circulating yesterday, the Blue Jackets announced this afternoon that winger Nikita Filatov has been loaned to CSKA Moscow for the remainder of the season. The prize Russian prospect will play out the rest of the year in the KHL. While the move may have materialized quickly, the ground works have been set [...]November 18th, 2009 | Eric Smith | 6 comments | Continued
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Puck Daddy has a great interview with Nikita Filatov, which you can find here. The young man displays a lot of moxy in responding to some pretty pointed questions from countryman Dmitry Chesnokov about his decision to go to the NHL, despite having offers from the KHL for “…lots more. Times more”, to quote Nikita. [...]August 25th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
TSN.ca is reporting that Nikolai Zherdev has signed a deal with Salavatovo Yuleav Ufa of the KHL, apparently ending his brief American courtship. The word comes just 2 hours before our little local poll closed here on the site, where the overwhelming majority (66%) of readers accurately predicted the KHL jump. I wonder. . .do [...]August 11th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
Kudos to Rick, for steering me to this emerging news that appeared on Puck-Rakers a couple of hours ago: The CBJ have claimed goalie Wade Dubielewicz off of waivers from the New York Islanders, and have sent Dan LaCosta to Syracuse. Dubielewicz will join the team in Vancouver for tomorrow night’s game, and will likely [...]January 17th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 4 comments | Continued