SKA Hockey Club and HC Traktor Chelyabinsk have agreed on a trade. SKA have received the KHL rights to forward Evgeny Kuznetsov in exchange for monetary compensation.
- Evgeny Kuznetsov is a forward born in 1992. He came through HC Traktor Chelyabinsk's ice hockey system, debuting in the KHL for the club. He won the Continental Cup with Traktor, as well as Russian championship silver and bronze medals. In 2014, he moved to the NHL's Washington Capitals.
With the Russian national team, Evgeny became a world champion in 2014 and claimed two World Championship bronze medals. He is also a World Junior Championship winner, picking up a further World Junior Championship silver medal.