Defenseman Yegor Yakovlev is leaving SKA. On May 21, it was revealed that he signed a contract with the New Jersey Devils of the NHL.
Yegor joined SKA before the 2015/2916 season began, later becoming a KHL Gagarin Cup and Russian champion in the 2016/2017 campaign. This season, he participated in 42 matches and earned 10 (5+5) points.
SKA Hockey Club wishes Yegor luck and thanks him for his efforts in Saint Petersburg!