CSKA made an exchange with Ufa's Salavat Yulaev
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CSKA made an exchange with Ufa's Salavat Yulaev

Ivan Drozdov, the 24-year-old forward of Salavat Yulaev, moves to CSKA Moscow.

In return, the Ufa club receives monetary compensation and three young players of the CSKA system: these are strikers Maxim Velikov born in 2005, defenders Alexey Rodionov born in 2006 and Maxim Agafonov born in 2007.

Ivan Drozdov was born in Belarus on November 15, 1999. He started playing hockey at the age of seven in his native Vitebsk, then moved to the Lokomotiv Academy.

In 2014, he returned to Vitebsk and played in the Belarusian championship.

In the KHL, he played for Dinamo Minsk, Spartak and Salavat Yulaev.