VEGAS (October 14, 2017) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, October 14, the following roster transactions: The team has placed Erik Haula on the injured reserve list and the team has recalled Vadim Shipachyov from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves.
Haula is expected to miss at least a week with a lower body injury.
Shipachyov joined the Golden Knights in time for the team's 11:30 a.m. PT skate at City National Arena on Saturday.
Vadim Shipachyov, Forward
Birthplace: Cherepovets, Russia
Weight: 187 lbs.
-Finished with one assist in four games with the Golden Knights during the preseason
-Signed as a free agent by the Vegas Golden Knights on May 4
-Has spent the last nine seasons in the Kontinental Hockey League and the last four
with SKA St. Petersburg
-Helped guide SKA St. Petersburg to two KHL championships (2015 & 2017)
-Comes to the NHL after playing compiling 422 points (138G, 284A) in 416 games in the
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