may 1 in the Kontinental hockey League (KHL) opened transfer window. Players that have not signed new contracts, become free agents.

As reported on the club’s website, “Magnitogorsk” to leave defenders Nikita Peptamin and Dmitri Zaitsev, forwards Roman Lubimov, Evgeny Timkin, Andrei Loktionov, Ilya Avramenko and forwards-legionaries Brandon Kozun, Eric O’dell and Tomas Filippi.

Goalkeeper Vasily Demchenko goes in “Montreal Canadiens”, but the sporting rights of the player within the NHL remain at “Magnitogorsk”.

– We thank players for the work and wish him success in his future career, – said the press service of the team.

In the last season of the KHL, which was not finished due to pandemic coronavirus, “metallurg” took the seventh place in the standings Eastern conference and lost in the first round of the playoffs. Series to four victories with the “Barys” ended with the score 1:4 in favour of the club from Nur-Sultan.


“Salavat Yulaev”, the official Twitter announced the resignation of team defender Zahara Arzamastseva. Previously it was reported that the player will continue his career in Avtomobilist. The contract with the Ural club has two seasons.