Russian Ivan Morozov became a player of the NHL club “Vegas Golden Knights”
The Vegas Golden Knights have signed former St. Petersburg SKA hockey player Ivan Morozov to a contract. The Russian forward signed a rookie deal with the NHL club
Ivan Morozov (Photo: Global Look Press)
Former St. Petersburg SKA and Sochi hockey player Ivan Morozov became a Vegas Golden Knights player, reports the press service of the National Hockey League (NHL) club.
As noted, the 21-year-old Russian forward signed a two-year rookie deal with Vegas beginning in the 2022/23 season.
In addition, Morozov signed a deal with the Las Vegas farm club Henderson Silver Knights and will play for this team until the end of this season.
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Morozov was selected by Vegas in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft with the 61st overall pick. The forward began his KHL performances in the 2017/18 season as part of the Khanty-Mansiysk Yugra.
Morozov played for SKA from 2018 to the current season, during which he moved to Sochi. In total, the striker has played 126 games in the KHL, in which he scored 59 points (25 goals + 34 assists).
In early March, the NHL announced the suspension of all associations with the Russian side due to the events in Ukraine.
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