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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?...
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...