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Zadorov bids farewell to Calgary after moving to Vancouver

MOSCOW, December 2 – RIA Novosti. Russian defenseman Nikita Zadorov said goodbye to the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL) after being transferred to the Vancouver Canucks.

On Friday, Calgary traded the 28-year-old Russian defenseman to Vancouver. In exchange, Calgary received a third-round pick in the 2026 NHL Entry Draft from Vancouver and a fifth-round pick in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft that the Canucks originally acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.

Calgary, thank you for an unforgettable two and a half years filled with incredible memories, incredible people, loyal fans and the warmth of an incredible city. You will forever have a special place in our hearts,” Zadorov wrote on Instagram (the activities of Meta (social networks Facebook and Instagram) are banned in Russia for being extremist).

Nikita Zadorov played in 21 matches in the 2023/24 season and achieved an average of -6 utility points with 6 points (1 goal and 5 assists).

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Source: Ria

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