Flames' prospect Rafikov continuing development in Russian leagues in 2014-15
Photo: Calgary Flames defensive prospect Rushan Rafikov is currently playing for HC Ryazan in Russia’s VHL, where he has two assists in five games (courtesy of Derek Leung/Getty Images)
It was a busy off-season for Calgary Flames prospect Rushan Rafikov as he first had to deal with visa problems which prevented him from taking part in the Flames’ prospect camp. Then he skated with Team Russia at the national team’s summer tournament in Canada, where he posted three assists in four games.
Hockey’s Future reached Rushan Rafikov during his preparation for the 2014-15 KHL season, which kicked off on September 3rd.… read more