Striker Nikita Scherbak has not yet played a single game with the Omsk Avangard in the Continental Hockey League (KHL), but his adventure may already be over.
The head coach of the Russian team, Bob Hartley, did not like what he saw of the former member of the Montreal Canadiens during the preparation camp, the website reported. Sports.ru.
Thus two possibilities are now available to the Avangard, either exchange Scherbak or buy back his contract.
The 23-year-old had signed a three-year, $ 1.2-million deal per season last June.
Scherbak is in his third organization in less than a year, he who began the campaign with the Habs 2018-2019 before being claimed by the Los Angeles Kings.