CSKA exchanged hockey players with Salavat Yulaev. The army team got Nikita Soshnikov into their ranks, and their rivals – Mikhail Naumenkov. Thus, the striker was exchanged for the defender.
Mikhail Naumenkov is 27 years old, he always played for CSKA, and in 2017-2018 he was the team captain. In the current KHL season, the athlete played 25 matches, in which he scored six goals in total.
Nikita Soshnikov is his age, he is also 27, he only played for a year with Salavat Yulaev, and earlier he was in the NHL. Played 21 games this season and earned 17 points overall.
The hockey agent who works with him said he was happy with the exchange. According to Yuri Nikolaev, there is already an agreement that Nikita Soshnikov’s contract with CSKA will be extended.