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St. Louis Blues sign Evgeny Skachkov

St. Louis Blues sign Evgeny Skachkov

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St. Louis Blues sign Evgeny Skachkov (Photo © Ilya Korneev) As reported by Sport Express, Russian forward Evgeny Skachkov has been signed by the St. Louis Blues to an Entry Level Contract. The 26 years old left winger had a breakout season in the KHL this year with Traktor Chelyabinsk as he scored 22 goals and 36 points in 51 regular season games. He was left pointless in the team's short post season campaign. Actually this is the third season in which he is delivering for Traktor in spite of the team's lack of success. Skachkov is a quick left winger with very good technique and excellent skating. He skated with Team Russia in the WC preparation camp, but he didn't make the team.
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”

Russian Players In NHL
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”

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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...