Junior Hockey League media relations department looks at most notable off-season transfers in Kontinental Hockey League and junior teams.
Forward Anton Glinkin re-signed his contract with Traktor Chelyabinsk. The new deal is for one year. 30-year-old Glinkin had played in Junior Hockey League’s inaugural season. He had made 14 appearances for Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk, scoring 9 goals and notching 9 assists for 18 points.
HC Sochi traded defenseman Ziyat Paigin to Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk for monetary compensation. Paigin had played 109 games for Bars Kazan in JHL.
Nizhnekamsk also signed defenseman Maxim Ignatovich, who had played for Sibirskie Snaipery Novosibirsk and Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk in JHL. He combined for a total of 124 JHL games.
SKA St. Petersburg inked a deal with forward Vladimir Tkachyov. The contract is for two years and will last through the 2020-21 season. Tkachyov played for Omskie Yastreby and SKA-1946 St. Petersburg in Junior Hockey League. He won Junior Club World Cup with the ‘Hawks’. Overall Tkachyov played 73 JHL games, scoring 23 goals and 39 assists for 62 points.
Amur Khabarovsk signed 23-year-old defenseman Dmitry Shulenin. He had played for HC Kapitan Stupino, Olimpiya Kirovo-Chepetsk and Chayka Nizhny Novgorod in Junior Hockey League, combining for a total of 171 games. Shulenin won Kharlamov Cup and 2016 JHL silver medal with Nizhny Novgorod.
Admiral Vladivostok signed a 2-year deal with 24-year-old forward Dmitry Sidlyarov. A product of Kristall Elektrostal junior hockey school, Sidlyarov played 168 JHL games for HC MVD, scoring 44 goals and notching 55 assists for a total of 99 points.