SKA Hockey Club and forward Viktor Tikhonov have agreed on a contract. Viktor, who became a Gagarin Cup champion with SKA in 2015, will play with the number ten.
Viktor Tikhonov is a forward who was born on the 12th of May 1988. He begun his professional career in 2004 with CSKA-2 and Dmitrov. In 2006, he moved to HC Severstal Cherepovets, and in the 2008 NHL Draft he was picked 28th by the Phoenix Coyotes. Viktor played in the NHL for Phoenix in the 2008/2009 season. Later in 2011, he signed a contract with SKA, and with the the club he won a bronze and a silver medal of the Russian championship, as well as winning the Gagarin Cup. In the 2015/2016 season, he competed for the Chicago Blackhawks and the Arizona Coyotes.
With the Russian national team, he was won a gold and silver medal from the World Championship, and he took part in the 2014 Olympic Games. Was the top scorer at the successful 2014 World Championship in Belarus.