Posted on 5 December, 2012

Khokhlachev to Try Out for Team Russia — First-round NHL Draft picks Nail Yakupov and Mikhail Grigorenko are two of the 10 players who helped Russia win the silver medal at last year’s World Junior Championship and have been invited to try out for the 2013 team.

Also returning from last year’s team are forwards Nikita Kucherov, Yaroslav Kosov and Alexander Khokhlachev, and defensemen Artem Sergeev, Mikhail Naumenkov and Nikita Nesterov.

Randell Assigned to Providence — The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the club has swapped players with the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL). Justin Courtnall has been returned on loan to South Carolina and Tyler Randell has been reassigned to Providence.