The rumors that have been circulating for the past several weeks appear to be real.
According to a report out of Russia courtesy of Slava Malamud, has indicated that former NHLer and international superstar Alexander Radulov has confirmed that he will be playing in the National Hockey League next season.
According to Malamud, Radulov made a statement to the Russian media confirming that he will be returning to the NHL after meeting with multiple teams in New York last week. Radulov did not however confirm which team he would be playing with.
While this is pure speculation, Radulov was spotted at a game between the Islanders and Panthers in the first round, and there is a belief that both the Panthers and Radulov have mutual interest in getting a deal done, the Panthers could be that team.