Valentin Zykov he started toward Alberta.
Edmonton Oilers claimed he was 23-year-old defender of Carolina Hurricanes.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Zykov appeared in 13 Hurricane Matches this season, arranging three assists.
Originally recorded at the 37th NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles King of Baie-Comeau Drakkara from QMJHL, Zykov appeared in 25 NHL races over three seasons with Hurricanes, reaching four goals and adding seven assists.
Last season, Zykov scored 33 goals and took 21 assists in 63 games with the American Hockey League affiliate Charlotte Checkers.