Amur has agreed a one-year deal with experienced defenseman Maxim Kondratyev. The 34-year-old, who enjoyed short spells with the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, and Anaheim Ducks early in his career, spent the 2017 preseason at Torpedo.
Dynamo Moscow has also opted for experience and enlisted a 34-year-old. Veteran forward Evgeny Artyukhin, once of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Anaheim Ducks, and Atlanta Thrashers, has agreed a one-year deal with the Blue-and-Whites after spending the 2016-17 season at Sibir.
22-year-old defenseman Nikita Zhloba, formerly of Metallurg Magnitogorsk, has moved to Avtomobilist on a one-year deal.