SKA Hockey Club and HC Yugra have agreed on a trade. Forward Nikita Gusev will now play for SKA, while Yugra have received money compensation.
Nikita Gusev is a forward born on the 8th of July 1992 in Moscow. He started his career in the MHL with Krasnaya Armiya, and took 60 points in his debut season. He also won the Kharlamov Cup and was named the tournament's MVP. His first match in the KHL came in December 2010 with HC CSKA Moscow, and after that he then played for Amur and Yugra. Nikita took a silver medal away from the 2012 World Junior Championship, where he racked up nine points (3+6) from seven matches. He has also taken part in the MHL and KHL All-Star Games. Overall in the KHL he has 93 points (47+46) from 204 appearances, and this campaign he already has 14 (7+7) with a plus/minus rating of +6.