The Almaguin Spartans are thrilled to announce that former Spartan and 2019 GMHL Rookie of the Year Ildan Gazimov made his KHL debut yesterday for Salavet Yulaev UFA in the Viktor Blinov Memorial Tournament.
After a season of development and coaching in the Spartans program, Gazimov became a star defensemen in the MHL immediately. At 22 years of age, Gazimov has already played 92 professional games in the VHL. He is currently on a 2-year, two-way contract and is expected to play in the VHL this season. Gazimov has a bright professional future ahead of him and we wish him the best of luck in his goal of earning a full-time spot in the KHL.