Russian defenseman Artem Tooth that the season-2016/17 played for St. Petersburg SKA in the Kontinental hockey League, has signed an agreement with a club of National hockey League (NHL) “Ottawa senators”.

As the press service of the canadian club, the agreement with 24-year-old hockey player is calculated on one year. For “Ottawa” already are Russians Nikita Zaitsev and Artem Anisimov.

We are pleased that Tom has decided to pursue a career here in “Ottawa on”, – quotes the words of the General Director of Pierre Dorion the team’s official website. – Artem – smart, reliable defender. And that’s his strong suit. It works well with the puck, can correctly use his strength and mobility. His great experience in international tournaments will help him to adjust to North American style of game.

as part of the SKA Tooth held by 212 games in the regular season and the playoffs in which he scored 48 points (16 goals, 32 assists). The St. Petersburg club’s squad in 2017 have won the Cup and became the champion of Russia. In the national team of Russia won the gold at the Olympic games in 2018 and two “bronze” world Championships 2017 and 2019.