The media learned about the exchange of players between SKA and «AK Bars»
Defender of Kazan «AK Bars» Igor Ozhiganov the exchange moved to SKA St. Petersburg, reports «Sport-Express». For him, the club from capital of Tatarstan, according to the publication, received the defender of Roman Rukavishnikov and Viktor Tikhonov striker.
Ozhiganov has passed in «AK bars» before the beginning of the season. In the Kazan club he has played 19 matches, scoring 8 points (1 goal + 7 assists).
Last season ojiganov held in «Toronto maple leafs». In the NHL he’s in 53 games scored three goals and four times assisted partners. Earlier 27-year-old defender also played for CSKA Moscow, Khabarovsk «Amur» and Novosibirsk «Siberia».
Rukavishnikov plays for SKA in 2014, previously, he played for Moscow Atlant. Only 27-year-old defender played in the KHL 363 of the match, scoring 58 points (14 goals, 44 assists).
31-year-old Viktor Tikhonov — the grandson of former coach of CSKA and the Soviet national team Viktor Tikhonov. In 2014 he in the national team of Russia won the world championship gold, becoming the top scorer of the tournament. In 2015, the attacker went to the NHL, where he played for the «Chicago Blackhawks» and «Arizona Coyotes». In the North American League, he was unable to gain a foothold and in 2016 back to SKA.