Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Free agent forward Ruslan Fedotenko will
play in his native Russia for the upcoming hockey season, his agent stated on
Fedotenko's representative, Allan Walsh, tweeted that the 34-year-old has
agreed to a three-year contract worth $9 million with HC Donetsk of the
Kontinental Hockey League.
A 12-year NHL veteran, Fedotenko spent the 2012-13 campaign with the
Philadelphia Flyers and recorded four goals, nine assists and a plus-eight
rating over 47 games. Over 863 career regular-season contests with five teams
(Philadelphia, Tampa Bay, the New York Islanders, Pittsburgh, the New York
Rangers), he amassed 173 goals and 193 assists.
Fedotenko was a member of two Stanley Cup champion teams, winning his first
with the Lightning in 2004 and again with the Penguins in 2009. His most
productive season came with Tampa Bay in 2005-06, when he compiled 26 goals
and 41 points.
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