«Avangard» terminated the contract with the former hockey player «Montreal Canadiens»
23-the summer forward Omsk «Avangard» Nikita Scherbak left the team. As informs an official site of club, the contract was cancelled by agreement of the parties, which provides for the payment of compensation.
«We discussed with the coaching staff, the prospects of Nikita in our team. And came to the conclusion that it makes no sense to keep the player unless it gets in the top 6 strikers in the third-fourth link. Shcherbak young talented striker, you need to give him the opportunity to realize their potential at another club,» said the President «Avant-guard» Maxim Sushinsky.
The agent of the player Sergei Isakov said that he already has a few sequels. «Calls Nikita Shcherbak go constantly. Called from two clubs in the KHL, there was a call from Switzerland. Asked what was going on, why such a player terminates», — quoted Isakov, «championship».
Scherbak signed a contract with «Avant-garde» before the beginning of this season. The agreement was designed for three years. In the KHL he has played for Omsk club’s 16 matches, scoring two goals and making four assists.
Scherbak’s career started in 2012 at the club MHL «Captain» of Stupino near Moscow. In 2014 he was selected as the «Montreal Canadiens» in the first round of the draft, under the General 26-m number.
In the NHL, Scherbak made his debut in January 2017. In addition to the «of Montreal» he also played for the «Los Angeles kings». Only the striker is held in the regular championship of NHL of 37 matches, scoring 8 points (6 goals + 2 assists).