Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Fedorov returns to Russia?


It appears Sergei Fedorov is ready to leave the Washington Capitals and play in the Kontinental Hockey League next season.

Citing sources in Russia, RDS.ca is reporting that Fedorov is about to agree to a two-year deal with Russia's Metallurg Magnitogorsk.

The report indicates the two-year contract will see Fedorov collect $3.8 million per season.

Fedorov would be joining his younger brother Fedor on the Metallurg Magnitogorsk roster.

Last season, Fedorov scored 11 goals and added 22 assists for 33 points with the Capitals. In 14 playoff games, he scored one goal and eight points.

Over his 18-year NHL career, Fedorov scored 483 goals and added 696 assists for 1,179 points in 1,248 games. Besides the Capitals, he also played for the Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks and Columbus Blue Jackets. He won three Stanley Cups and one Hart Trophy as the league's Most Valuable Player.

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