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Sergei Gaiduchenko traded to CSKA Moscow

Sergei Gaiduchenko traded to CSKA Moscow

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Sergei Gaiduchenko traded to CSKA Moscow (Photo © khl.ru) Florida Panthers' prospect Sergei Gaiduchenko has been traded to CSKA Moscow prior the 2010 KHL Entry Draft in exchange of a first round pick. Gaiduchenko, 21, spent the last year with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, playing 20 regular season games as back up of Georgi Gelashvili. His contract run out on Aprl 30st and wasn't renewed by Lokomotiv, thus making him a RFA. As he's going to join CSKA, most likely he won't transfer to the Panthers this summer. Read also: - Sergei Gaiduchenko: "You can't judge me by one game only" - Sergei Gaiduchenko: I have a chance to move on as Florida drafted me
Prospects – Sergei Gaiduchenko: “You can’t judge me by one game only”

Prospects – Sergei Gaiduchenko: “You can’t judge me by one game only”

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Sergei Gaiduchenko: "You can't judge me by one game only" (Photo © Yarsport.ru) Young goalie Sergei Gaiduchenko, who was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, had a rocky season with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. He gave an interview to Russian sport site Yarosport.ru in which he tried to analyze the situation. Let's remember that his contract with Lokomotiv ran out on April 30th and he's still yet to sign. Sergei, do you have an explanation regarding your benching at the end of the season? Sergei Gaiduchenko: "Honestly speaking, no. After the end of the regular season the coaches told me to get ready to play for the second team (Loko in the MHL). No one told me explanations or complains about my game." Did you try talking about your fate with the team with the staff boards?...
NHL – Evgeni Dadonov: “If Panthers don’t guarantee me a spot in the NHL, I’ll get back to Russia”

NHL – Evgeni Dadonov: “If Panthers don’t guarantee me a spot in the NHL, I’ll get back to Russia”

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Evgeni Dadonov: "If Panthers don't guarantee me a spot in the NHL, I'll get back to Russia" (Photo © Turner.com) As the hockey season is just finished, Evgeni Dadonov of the Florida Panthers has got back to his home town Chelyabinsk to rest after his first North American season. In this interview with Komsomolskaya Pravda he talked about his debut season and about the future. You said that your dream was to play in the NHL. And at the end of the season it happened. Evgeni Dadonov: "Yes, it did. At the end season, when Florida had no chances to get to the playoffs. The team's sport director, Jack Birch, said that he wants to see me in the main team. He said that I looked good in Rochester and then they wanted to see me in the NHL. They called me to the Panthers as many first team players w...
Prospects » Andrei Nazarov: “Traktor holds Dadonov and Voinov’s rights”

Prospects » Andrei Nazarov: “Traktor holds Dadonov and Voinov’s rights”

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Andrei Nazarov: "Traktor holds Dadonov and Voinov's rights" (Photo © uralpress.ru) Andrei Nazarov, head coach of the Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL, invited Vyacheslav Voinov and Evgeni Dadonov to get back to their mother club during an interview with Sport-Express. Andrei Nazarov: "Both Evgeni Dadonov and Vyacheslav Voinov have a valid contract with Traktor and, according to KHL rules, we hold rights on them. I was really upset when they left for North America and didn't get an NHL spot. We had the chance to get them back through the court's decision, but we decided not to harm the players' careers. But now there is such a scenario in which it would be better for them and for their development to get back to Traktor in the KHL." - Did you already talk to them? Andrei Nazarov: "It's all u...
Sergei Gaiduchenko: I have a chance to move on as Florida drafted me

Sergei Gaiduchenko: I have a chance to move on as Florida drafted me

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Sergei Gaiduchenko: I have a chance to move on as Florida drafted me (Photo © Miklin.ru) 20 years old Sergei Gaiduchenko, in a translated interview published on Russianprospects.com, said that he would like to move to another team as he doesn't get much playing time. In some teams goalies play one game each, in some others a goalie plays six games and the second two. [Lokomotiv's head coach] Kari Heikkila uses a system in which the first goalie of the team plays 85-90% of the games. Asked about the future: I would like to move and I got a chance, as Florida drafted me. But first I want to stay in Russia to consolidate, play one or, better, two seasons playing a bigger quantity of games and then go there, just the same way as Semen Varlamov did. The goalie, who is nicknamed Godzilla by...