NHL Prospect Detained In Russia For Evading Military, Flyers Are 'Investigating'

Finnish-born Russian goalie Ivan Fedotov was detained in Russia after reports of the National Hockey League prospect wanting to head to the U.S. to play in the next season. What Happened: Fedotov, who was drafted in the seventh round of the 2015 NHL Draft to the Philadelphia Flyers, has played the last several seasons in the Kontinental Hockey League, which is primarily made up of Russian hockey teams. Fedotov played for CSKA Moscow last season and posted a 14-10-2 record. Fedotov also posted a career best goals against average of 2.00 on the season. CSKA Moscow won the Gagarin Cup during the season. In 2022, Fedotov also won a silver medal with Russia in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Fedotov’s contract with CSKA Moscow ended after the last season and the NHL prospect signed a contract with the Flyers in May. Fedotov was detained and taken to a facility where he fell ill, leading some to speculate that he was ... Full story available on Benzinga.com