"It wasn`t an easy decision to make". Vasiily Demchenko leaves Traktor Chelyabinsk
Traktor Ice Hockey Club thanks Vaslily for his work for the organization and contribution to the team`s achievement.
25-year-old goaltender Vasily Demchenko leaves Traktor Chelyabinsk to join different KHL team. Vasily played seven seasons for Traktor, winning bronze KHL medal with Traktor Chelyabinsk in the KHL and bronze JHL medal with Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk in the JHL. Traktor Chelyabinsk would like to thank the goaltender for his work and commitment on the ice as well as kindness and honesty. We hope that Vasily will have best of luck in his professional endeavours and achieve all the goals set.
Traktor general director Boris Vidgof:
"It wasn`t an easy decision to make for us. Vasily began his way in hotel with Traktor, he played more than 200 games for the Traktor team, helped a lot, was named the best player according to the fans` opinion. However, the reality of sport world sometimes makes us make such decisions. We really appreciate Vasily Demchenko`s contribution to the Traktor`s development and his work, we sincerely wish him to keep developing and to achieve greatest results."
I would like to thank Traktor Ice Hockey Club, Traktor ice hockey school, all the coaches I worked with, all the guys I played with here. It was a good time. And I would like to thank fans too. Thank you for believing in me and supporting the team. The hockey life goes on, I wish wins to Traktor!