Nikita Liesnikov, the 24-year-old defender, is set to make his debut with the Kyiv Capitals. Having spent most of his career with Bilyi Bars, he recently represented Dnipro Kherson for the past two seasons.

In the 2023/2024 championship, Liesnikov showcased his skills with two goals and 11 assists. His experience playing for Ukraine’s youth national teams adds to his impressive resume.

A warm welcome to the Kyiv Capitals, Nikita!