Radulov signs a 5-year contract with the Dallas Stars
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In 230 meetings in careers with the Predators in Nashville and the Canadian, Radulov has scored 65 goals and amassed 91 mentions support for 156 points.
Dallas — The Dallas Stars have finally convinced one of the main attackers available to join their ranks by him, consenting to an agreement-31.25 million US $ for five years, the richest contract given to a free agent this summer.
Radulov will reach 6.25 million $ for each of the next five campaigns.
“Alexander is a player with dynamic speed and a talent above the average, said in a press release the director general of the Stars, Jim Nill. With the addition of a player of this caliber, our group of top six forwards is as solid as any other in this league. “
Radulov has shown that the Montreal canadiens had offered him a salary similar but for a shorter period of time, which prompted him to accept the proposal of Stars.
The right wing of the six-foot-two, 205 pounds, who will celebrate his 31st birthday on July 5, played in 76 meetings with the Habs last season, scoring 18 goals in more add 36 aid, a peak in the Canadian. It has also been the best pointer to the club with seven points (2-5) in six playoff games.
In 230 meetings in careers with the Predators in Nashville and the Canadian, the Russian has scored 65 goals and amassed 91 mentions support for 156 points.
Before returning to the NHL, Radulov has spent eight seasons in the KHL, where he scored 492 points (169-323) in 391 games. During his time in the League’s continental, he finished at the top of the ranking of the markers on three occasions in 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2014-2015, in addition to second-place finish in 2012-2013 and 2015-2016.
Radulov has represented Russia on several occasions in international tournaments : olympic Games 2010 and 2014 ; at the World championships in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013: for the junior worlds in 2005 and 2006 ; as well as the World under 18 years old in 2004, winning three gold medals (2004, 2008, and 2009).
It has been the first choice of Predators, 15th in total, the draft of 2004.