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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

Travis Yost: The Curious Case of Nikita Filatov

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- June 25th, 2011. The Ottawa Senators and Columbus Blue Jackets agree to a trade, sending highly-touted prospect Nikita Filatov to the nation's capital in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. From an Ottawa perspective, the move was a classic low-risk, high-reward buy. Unfortunately, it hasn't...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 06, 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

Travis Yost: 88:22: A Bad Look for the Ottawa Senators Organization

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter and Facebook! -- Cryptic blog title? Only to those who haven't been following the Nikita Filatov situation closely enough. Believe it or not, 88:22 is the total ice time skated by the twenty-one year old from Moscow, Russia during his brief tenure with the Ottawa Senators. Filatov was brought in via trade during the 2011 off-season,...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Adam French: Filatov Flees

It’s official! Nikita Filatov has climbed onto his magical potential carpet and floated away to the jewel of Russia. Filatov has fled to CSKA Moskva to play for his hometown youth team in the KHL. After complaining of not getting the minutes he wanted and not wanting to be sent down again to Binghamton he made the request to Murray. The move for him was a decent gamble by the...
Via HockeyBuzz
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

Travis Yost: Gameday: Nikita Filatov Returns, Ottawa Hosts Carolina at Scotiabank Place

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- As a whole, a seemingly tough six game road trip yielded some very positive results. Now, Ottawa gets a slight reprieve before another road stretch, hosting the Carolina Hurricanes in their barn on Sunday afternoon. There's no question that the Ottawa Senators are going to come out hard in front of their home crowd, especially early...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 27, 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 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
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