NHL teams are keeping busy through self-quarantine signing some of their prospects and free agent NCAA players.
The KHL season has been officially canceled so there's going to be a lot of players looking to make the jump to the NHL next year.
According to KHL insider Igor Eronko, the Toronto Maple Leafs will be snatching one of them up.
Eronko reports that the Leafs' will sign Alexander Barabanov.
Barabanov had his negotiations down to three teams and according to Eronko the Arizona Coyotes also made an extremely strong push.
The 25 year old has spent his whole career with St. Petersburg SKA of the KHL and this past season registered 11 goals and nine assists in 43 games.
Hearing Alexander Barabanov is set to sign with NHL teams for the next teams. There's a report in Russia he's going to sign with the #leafsforever. Recently he had 3 teams he would like to go to, one of them should be the Coyotes. Chayka talked with Barabanov visiting St Petes
— Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) March 28, 2020