Ottawa Senators suspend centre Kaigorodov for refusing AHL assignment

Kaigodorov spent the past five seasons with Magnitogorsk in the Russian Super League.

The 23-year-old was Ottawa’s second-round pick, 47th overall, in the 2002 draft. He signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Senators on Sept. 12 and was assigned to Binghamton on Thursday.

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In six games with the Senators, Kaigorodov had an assist and was a plus-1 while averaging four minutes 52 seconds of ice time.