Shumakov, who turns 26 years old on Sept. 2, finished in the top 20 in scoring in the KHL last season with CSKA Moscow with 40 points (17 goals, 23 assists) in 47 games. The right-hander joined CSKA after tallying 37 points (16 goals, 21 assists) in 54 contests with Sibir Novosibirsk with Blackhawks prospect Maxim Shalunov. Babaev also represents Shalunov.
CSKA terminated Shumakov’s contract earlier this week after he didn’t show up to training camp, according to Russian reporter Igor Eronko of Sport-Express. Shumakov had two years left on his contract.