Blackhawks prospect Artur Kayumov won’t be coming over to play in North America in 2020 after he signed a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2021-22 season with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL on Monday.
⚡ Артур Каюмов — с нами до 2022 года!— HC Lokomotiv (@hclokomotiv) December 23, 2019
Сегодня был подписан новый односторонний контракт на три сезона. Срок прежнего соглашения истекал 30 апреля 2020-го. pic.twitter.com/YaWEInxn0o
Kayumov, a left wing, has posted career-high numbers in his third KHL season with nine goals and 15 points while averaging 15:38 minutes in 40 KHL games. The Russian leads the league in goals among all under-22 players.
Kayumov’s first contract with Lokomotiv was set to expire April 30, 2020, when he could’ve signed with the Blackhawks. He’ll be 24 years old when he’ll be a free agent again.