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Filatov Signs Contract with KHL's Salavat Yulaev

Judging by Pierre Dorion's politically correct but lukewarm response to a question posed by Steve Lloyd during an interview last week, it's no surprise to learn that the likelihood of Nikita Filatov returning to Ottawa would essentially be limited to him posing as an Arya Stark doppleganger at next year's Ottawa Comiccon. On whether or Ottawa would like to bring...
Via The 6th Sens
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Around The NHL: Downie Fined, Filatov Flees & More

Filatov To KHL, Again To no surprise former 6th overall pick Nikita Filatov is heading back to Russia for the second time in his short career. The Senators announced on Monday that they have loaned the young forward to CSKA Moscow of the KHL. Filatov was traded to Ottawa this past summer (for a 3rd round pick) from Columbus after showing no interest in playing in the AHL. According...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Chatting with Nikita Filatov about leaving for KHL, struggles in Ottawa and ‘stupid question’ about NHL future

Nikita Filatov arrived in Russia this afternoon opting to go to the KHL instead of remaining with the Ottawa Senators organization until at least the end of the season. It was a bit of a familiar scene as Filatov was also loaned to the KHL two years ago, by the Columbus Blue Jackets then. After the trade to the Ottawa Senators over the summer, Filatov was ready to jump start his...
Via Puck Daddy
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Bryan Murray Addresses the Filatov Situation

This afternoon, Bryan Murray held a media scrum to update everyone on today’s Nikita Filatov happenings. As always, my comments are in bold. Enjoy. Q: Can you update us on Filatov? A: “Well, he’s being loaned back to Central Red Army in Russia of the KHL. After a fair amount of discussion with him, we had (to make) a determination of whether to return him to Binghamton...
Via The 6th Sens
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Breaking: Nikita Filatov Loaned to CSKA

Eighty-eight minutes and twenty-two seconds. That's the amount of playing time that it took for the Ottawa Senators organization to determine that Nikita Filatov did not have a future with the team this season. In other words, like his doppelganger's character from HBO's Game of Thrones, Nikita Filatov is headed east across the narrow sea. First reported by Slava Malamud...
Via The 6th Sens
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Filatov 'feels lucky' about escaping scary mishap

Senators forward Nikita Filatov avoided serious injury despite taking a skate to the face during Tuesday's victory over the Jets in Winnipeg. He escaped with only a minor fracture and...
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

"Filly Don't Do Rebounds"

    “When you’re going for a rebound, you’re not in a clear state of mind. You’re blinded. You’re glorifying something that’s coming along right now; just because they’re convenient. … (Rebounds) come back to haunt you. … Don’t do a rebound. They are the worst thing that you can do.” Rebounds, according to Asaka -- a chick who has her own channel...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Filatov's Agent Alludes to Client Going Back to Russia

According to Yahoo! Sports' Dmitri Chesnokov (@dchesnokov): Nikita Filatov's Russian agent says Filatov is considering returning to Russia after another demotion to the minors by the #Sens. and... Filatov's agent tells RIAN the #Sens will have to make a decision whether to allow Filatov to return to Russia to join #KHL's CSKA. While interesting, Russian news...
Via The 6th Sens
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Bulletin: Senators reassign forward Nikita Filatov to Binghamton (AHL)

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today reassigned forward Nikita Filatov to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators. Filatov, 21, has played six games with the Senators this season, recording one assist and two p...
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Bulletin: Senators recall Nikita Filatov from Binghamton (AHL)

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators today recalled forward Nikita Filatov from the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators. Filatov, 21, began the season in Ottawa and recorded one assist and two penalty minutes in two ...
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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