The forward is ready for another chapter in Nizhnekamsk.
As a result of a trade between Lokomotiv and Neftekhimik, the Nizhnekamsk-based club returned to the team the forward Emil Galimov, while the Yaroslavl team received the rights on Mikko Rantanen, picked in the 2013 KHL draft (2nd round, 59th overall pick). The Finn is now part of the Colorado Avalanche (NHL).
HC Sochi re-signed forward Nikita Tochitsky for one year.
CSKA Moscow signed a try-out contract with forward from Charlotte (AHL) Sergei Tolchinsky.