Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS 7 Months

Andrei Kostitsyn was suspended for one game at the IIHF World Hockey Championships in Belarus.

Kostitsyn, who is playing for the host country Belarus, checked American Kevin Donovan from behind and delivered a two-handed cross-check to the head and neck area in Friday's 6-1 loss to the U.S. Kostitsyn's NHL rights are owned by the Panthers.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Oct 31 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn was signed by NAS on Friday January 18.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Oct 21 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn might not join the Florida Panthers' training camp despite their interest in him.

Kostitsyn is playing in the KHL and hasn't responded to Panthers GM Dale Tallon's attempts to reach him. Kostitsyn has 20 points and 68 penalty minutes in 38 KHL contests this season.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Oct 19 '78

According to RDS, Andrei Kostitsyn will get a look from the Florida Panthers at training camp.

The Panthers will also have Marek Svatos and Alexei Kovalev at camp, according to multiple reports. Kostitsyn played 72 games between Montreal and Nashville last season and he registered 36 points. He became an unrestricted free agent in the summer and signed a one-year deal with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL, where he has produced 12 goals and 20 points in 37 games this year.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Oct 10 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn scored in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 3-2 loss to Sibir Novosibirsk in KHL action Sunday.

It was AK-46's 12th goal of the season and 20th point in 35 games. Former NHLer Jan Bulis registered an assist on Kostitsyn's marker.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Oct 02 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn scored in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 4-3 victory against Atlant Mytishi.

Kostitsyn has 11 goals and 19 points in 31 KHL games. He had 16 goals and 20 assists in 82 NHL contests in 2011-12.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Aug 11 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn picked up an assist on the game-winning goal for Traktor Chelyabinsk in a 2-0 blanking of Dinamo Minsk.

The former Nashville winger has played very well in the KHL with eight goals and five helpers in 17 appearances. His success overseas could land him an NHL deal elsewhere once the lockout is settled if he is inclined to return to North America.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Aug 05 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn scored a goal in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 3-2 loss to Donbass.

Kostitsyn has seven goals and 11 points in 15 KHL games. He was an unrestricted free agent before signing with Tractor Chelyabinsk just before the NHL lockout.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Jul 28 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn had two assists for Traktor Chelyabinsk in a 6-3 win over Torpedo Novgorod.

The castoff of the Nashville Predators has been strong in the KHL with nine points, including six goals, in 12 contests. Kostitsyn's disappointing year with Montreal and Nashville during the 2011-12 campaign resulted in him inking a one-year contract with Traktor last month.

Andrei Kostitsyn LW NAS Jul 24 '78

Andrei Kostitsyn scored a goal in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 4-2 win over Atlant Mytishi in a Saturday's KHL contest.

The former Hab and Pred is looking for an NHL job and so far his play in the KHL isn't hurting that cause. Nikolay Zherdev registered an assist for Mytishi.