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Filatov Signs Contract with KHL's Salavat Yulaev

Judging by Pierre Dorion's politically correct but lukewarm response to a question posed by Steve Lloyd during an interview last week, it's no surprise to learn that the likelihood of Nikita Filatov returning to Ottawa would essentially be limited to him posing as an Arya Stark doppleganger at next year's Ottawa Comiccon. On whether or Ottawa would like to bring...
Via The 6th Sens
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Around The NHL: Downie Fined, Filatov Flees & More

Filatov To KHL, Again To no surprise former 6th overall pick Nikita Filatov is heading back to Russia for the second time in his short career. The Senators announced on Monday that they have loaned the young forward to CSKA Moscow of the KHL. Filatov was traded to Ottawa this past summer (for a 3rd round pick) from Columbus after showing no interest in playing in the AHL. According...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Addresses the Filatov Situation

This afternoon, Bryan Murray held a media scrum to update everyone on today’s Nikita Filatov happenings. As always, my comments are in bold. Enjoy. Q: Can you update us on Filatov? A: “Well, he’s being loaned back to Central Red Army in Russia of the KHL. After a fair amount of discussion with him, we had (to make) a determination of whether to return him to Binghamton...
Via The 6th Sens
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Breaking: Nikita Filatov Loaned to CSKA

Eighty-eight minutes and twenty-two seconds. That's the amount of playing time that it took for the Ottawa Senators organization to determine that Nikita Filatov did not have a future with the team this season. In other words, like his doppelganger's character from HBO's Game of Thrones, Nikita Filatov is headed east across the narrow sea. First reported by Slava Malamud...
Via The 6th Sens
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

"Filly Don't Do Rebounds"

    “When you’re going for a rebound, you’re not in a clear state of mind. You’re blinded. You’re glorifying something that’s coming along right now; just because they’re convenient. … (Rebounds) come back to haunt you. … Don’t do a rebound. They are the worst thing that you can do.” Rebounds, according to Asaka -- a chick who has her own channel...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Filatov's Agent Alludes to Client Going Back to Russia

According to Yahoo! Sports' Dmitri Chesnokov (@dchesnokov): Nikita Filatov's Russian agent says Filatov is considering returning to Russia after another demotion to the minors by the #Sens. and... Filatov's agent tells RIAN the #Sens will have to make a decision whether to allow Filatov to return to Russia to join #KHL's CSKA. While interesting, Russian news...
Via The 6th Sens
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Bulletin: Senators reassign forward Nikita Filatov to Binghamton (AHL)

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today reassigned forward Nikita Filatov to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators. Filatov, 21, has played six games with the Senators this season, recording one assist and two p...
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Bulletin: Senators recall Nikita Filatov from Binghamton (AHL)

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today recalled forward Nikita Filatov from the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators. Filatov, 21, began the season in Ottawa and recorded one assist and two penalty minutes in two ...
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Senators demote struggling Filatov to AHL

The stunning fall of one-time prospect Nikita Filatov may be complete after the Ottawa Senators demoted the struggling forward to their American Hockey League affiliate in Birmingham.Filatov had one assist in two games with the Senators, but looked lethargic and didn't endear himself to the Senators coaching staff.The sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft, Filatov has been a monumental...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Senators F Filatov facing demotion

Ottawa Senators forward Nikita Filatov will be a fourth-liner for his team's next game Tuesday night against the Minnesota Wild - if he plays at all.Filatov skated with the fourth line in Monday's practice after going through a dreadful weekend that saw the Senators lose to the Detroit Red Wings and rival Toronto Maple Leafs.The 21-year-old left-winger recorded a single assist...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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