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Pavol Demitra signs with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL

Pavol Demitra signs with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL

KHL News and Interviews
Pavol Demitra signs with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL (Photo © Jim Mone/Associated Press) Unrestricted free agent Pavol Demitra from Slovakia signed a 1-yr deal with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL. The 35 years old forward played in the NHL a total of 16 season with the Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks, with a total of 848 NHL games, with 768 points. Lokomotiv is reported to be in talks also with Calgary Flames' Ales Kotalik.
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
Jori Lehtera signs with Lokomotiv… and Blues?

Jori Lehtera signs with Lokomotiv… and Blues?

KHL News and Interviews
Jori Lehtera signs with Lokomotiv... and Blues? (Photo © mtv3.fi) On the 31st of May the official Lokomotiv site announced signing for a two-year contract Jori Lehtera, the 22-year old forward from Finland, who lead this past season the SM-League in points. Today, on the first of June the official site of the St. Lois Blues announced signing Lehtera to an Entry Level Contract. “Jori had an excellent year this past season as he led the entire Finish League in points,” said Blues' President John Davidson to NHL.com. “Our scouts are very high on him and expect him to be a solid NHL player in the future.” This signing came just two weeks after the KHL and the NHL signed a Memorandum of Understanding. According to a sports writer from Finland (@tomppaaax), the Blues signed him to maintain the ...
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?...
KHL individual stats: goals, assists, points

KHL individual stats: goals, assists, points

KHL News and Interviews
KHL individual stats: goals, assists, points (Photo © khl.ru) More than half of a season has passed in the KHL and it is time to tally up an interim total. Below are Top 5 lists of goal scorers, assists, points and plus/minus leaders. Among the highlights are Marcel Hossa of Dinamo Riga topping the scorers rating, Maxim Spiridonov proving his worth after a few bad seasons with 20 goals in 40 games, SKA linemates Maxim Sushinskiy and Alexei Yashin being assists leaders and Sergei Fedorov being the 3rd in plus/minus rating. KHL Top Goal Scorers 1. Marcel Hossa, Dinamo Riga, 24 goals in 37 games. 2. Alexei Morozov, Ak Bars, 20 in 34. 3. Maxim Spiridonov, Barys, 20 in 40. 4. Maxim Sushinskiy, SKA, 18 in 39. 5. Alexander Radulov, Salavat Yulaev, 18 in 36. KHL Assists Leaders 1. Alexei Yashin, ...
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...