VEGAS (December 9, 2019) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, December 9, the following roster transaction: the team has recalled forward Valentin Zykov from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves on an emergency basis.
Zykov has appeared in five games with the Wolves and has recorded four points (1 G, 3 A) to go with two penalty minutes. This season with Vegas, he appeared in seven games and has recorded two assists. Since joining the Golden Knights last season, Zykov has appeared in 17 games and has recorded four points (2 G, 2 A) to go with two penalty minutes. In his NHL career, he has recorded 15 points (6 G, 9 A) to go with six penalty minutes in 47 games after also playing with Carolina (25 games) and Edmonton (5 games).
Valentin Zykov, Forward
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia
Weight: 220 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round (37th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft
- Has recorded four points (2 G, 2 A) to go with two penalty minutes in 17 games with the Golden Knights since joining the team during the 2018-19 season
- Claimed by the Vegas Golden Knights off waivers on December 29, 2018
- Appeared in a career-high 28 games, recording two goals and three assists, during the 2018-19 season for Vegas, Carolina and Edmonton
- Has appeared in 47 NHL games, recording 15 points (6 G, 9 A)
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