Lokomotiv extended contracts with defensemen Rushan Rafikov, Nikita Cherepanov and forward Artyom Ilyenko. All players signed 2-year deals.

This season Rafikov earned 18 (7+11) points in 59 games, Ilyenko scored 13 (3+10) in 54 contests, Cherepanov picked 5 (2+3) in 58 appearances.

Salavat Yulaev signed a new 2-year deal with forward Dmitry Kugryshev. This season Kugryshev scored 39 (17+22) in 75 appearances.