CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors announced today that the team has signed D Ziyat Paigin (ZEE-yet, PIE-gahn) to an amateur try-out agreement (ATO). He will wear number 26.
- 22 years old, 6’6″, 203 lbs., shoots left, and a native of Togliatti, Russia
- Drafted in the 7th round (#209 overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft by the Edmonton Oilers
- Has 34 points (11g-23a) in 94 career KHL (Russia) games with Ak Bars Kazan and HK Sochi
- Named to the 2016 KHL All-Star Gane when he had 27 points (9g-18a) in 37 games with HK Sochi
- Won a Silver Medal in 2014-15 at the World Junior Championships with Russia
The Condors are in Texas tonight with puck drop at 5:30 p.m.