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LATEST | Former Vancouver Canuck sets new franchise record in KHL

Published December 26, 2023 at 9:14
BY COOPER GODIN
     
Back in the summer, former Vancouver Canucks forward Nikolay Goldobin was hoping to return back to North America and sign with a National Hockey League organization.

After waiting for offers from NHL teams, Goldobin decided to remain in Russia, signing a two-year contract with HC Spartak Moscow and it looks like he may have made the best choice of his career.

Recently, Goldobin became the single-season points leader in HC Spartak Moscow franchise history in the top division of Russian hockey.

With an assist on 🇸🇰Michal Čajkovský's bat-in goal, 🇷🇺Nikolay Goldobin set the single season points record in #Spartak Moskva 🇷🇺 club history in the Russian Championship with 56 🙌🙌"



In 44 games for HC Spartak Moscow this season, the 28-year-old has 57 points (28 goals, 29 assists), 37 penalty minutes and is a plus-seven. His 57 points so far is 18 more than his previous career-high, with was 39 during the 2021-22 season.

Goldobin will become a free agent again in 2025 and there's a pretty good chance he'll try to return to the National Hockey League again. If he does, should the Canucks consider signing him? Let us know what you think in the poll below!

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LATEST | Former Vancouver Canuck sets new franchise record in KHL

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