Vadim Kuznetsov. Canadian hockey player Ryan Murphy arrive at the location Nizhnekamsk “Neftekhimik” in the coming days, he can play in a friendly match with “AK the Leopard” on August 17, said to RIA Novosti at the club.
Murphy, who previously played in the NHL “Carolina Hurricans” and “new Jersey Devils”, in the summer signed a one-year contract with “Neftekhimik”. In 2011, the defender was selected in the first round of the draft juniors in the NHL. He missed the exhibition tournament in Nur-Sultan at the beginning of August, which was made by “Neftekhimik”.
“Murphy took care of the visa and in the coming days will arrive in Nizhnekamsk. It is possible that he will play against “AK Bars” on 17 August in a friendly match”, – told RIA Novosti in the “Neftekhimik”.
Before the start of the season CHL “Neftekhimik” will play with “AK Bars” in Nizhnekamsk and will play two friendly match with “Salavat Yulaev” in Ufa.