• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Blue Jackets loan Nikita Filatov to CSKA of KHL for remainder of season

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have loaned promising forward Nikita Filatov to CSKA of the Kontinental Hockey League for the remainder of the 2009-10 season.

General manager Scott Howson announced the move Tuesday. He said it was made so Filatov could develop his game in his hometown of Moscow.

Filatov has been unhappy with his spare minutes since making the club to start the season. He appeared in 13 games with the Blue Jackets this season, scoring two goals. He has six goals in 21 NHL games over the past two seasons.

The 19-year-old was Columbus' first pick - and the sixth overall - in the 2008 draft. He had split the 2007-08 season between CSKA's junior and Super League teams.

More Stories

Blue Jackets say 'enough is enough,' ready to move on without Johansen after contract impasse

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and leading scorer Ryan Johansen are...

Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to 3-year, entry-level contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Sonny Milano, the club's first...

Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to serve as their ECHL affiliate

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have reached an agreement with the Kalamazoo Wings,...

Columbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell to 1-year, 2-way contracts

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forwards Jerry D'Amigo and Dana Tyrell to one-year,...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Will the Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen agree on a contract before the start of the regular season?




Contests

Our Partners