Report: Golden Knights give Shipachyov permission to seek trade
Vadim Shipachyov's NHL tenure has gotten off to a rocky start.
After several successful seasons in the KHL, Shipachyov signed a two-year, $9-million contract with the expansion franchise on May 4, but has appeared in only three regular-season games, scoring one goal.
On Tuesday, he was assigned to the AHL's Chicago Wolves for the second time this season, but there's apparently a wrinkle in those plans:
The Golden Knights jumped out to a 7-1-0 start to their inaugural season, and Friedman adds Shipachyov "just hasn't been a fit" in Vegas.
Shipachyov's agent, then, will now be able to call around and assess interest among the league's other 30 teams.