LATEST | Long-time NHL goaltender training with team in Russia, expected to sign in KHL

Published July 26, 2023 at 12:51
BY COOPER GODIN
     
Back in May, it was reported that long-time National Hockey League goaltender Anton Khudobin was done playing in North America and would likely sign overseas.

On Wednesday, it was revealed that Khudobin is back in Russia and training with VHL club Krasnoyarsk Sokol, as can be seen in the video below.


Khudobin, 37, is reportedly considering offers from teams in the KHL and it's being reported that Dinamo Minsk, Belarus' lone team in the league, has Khudobin on their shortlist.


"Hockey Pravda TG reporting that Anton Khudobin is training with Krasnoyarsk Sokol (VHL).

The goalkeeper, who ended his long career abroad, is considering offers from the KHL this offseason.

It is known that Khudobin is on the shortlist of Dinamo Minsk. #KHL" Hockey News Hub said on Twitter, who is very reliable when it comes to Russian-related news.

The Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan native spent parts of 14 seasons in the National Hockey League, appearing in 260 games for Minnesota, Boston, Carolina, Anaheim, Dallas and Chicago where he had a record of 114-92-33, a 2.52 goals against average, a .916 save percentage and 11 shutouts. In 2020, Khudobin played a key role in helping Dallas reach the Stanley Cup Final, but they ultimately lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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