Report: Flyers interested in Nikita Zaitsev

Updated: May 14, 2015 at 6:26 pm by Sean Cobourn

The Philadelphia Flyers might still be interested in KHL defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (23), according to a Google translated Russian report on championat.com.

The article says Zaitsev could have left for the NHL over two years ago when he was 20, but despite the lone interest of the Flyers, Nikita opted to sign with CSKA Moscow and stay in the KHL.

Zaitsev had 12 goals and 20 assists (32 PTS) in 57 games this season, with an astounding +27 to boot.

Championat points out his options are not just limited to Philadelphia this time around.

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