Markov trades Ste. Hyacinthe for KHL
Vityaz has its star defenseman. Carey Price has a blueline hole to fill.
Andrei Markov is the latest NHL star to "defect" to the KHL, on a day when Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog signs with his former Swedish league team Djurgarden.
Carey Price debuts for the charity league raising money for Maxime Talbot and Bruno Gervais' foundation.
Other Habs on the roster include Gorges, Moen, Eller, Prust and Armstrong.