HC Lokomotiv and the player are extended the contract for 2 years.

2019/20 Maksim played both for Lokomotiv and Buran (VHL affiliate team). At the KHL level he got 2 (1+1) points in 23 games played, and also 4 (1+3) points in 14 games on Buran roster.

In total, in the KHL Yaroslav-bord and Lokomotiv School alumni has gathered 12 (2+10) points in 76 games played with +7.


Maksim Afanasiev

Born: 11 January 1998 in Yaroslavl

Position: Defensemen. Stick: left. Height: 183 cm. Weight: 84 kg.

Career: Loko-Yunior (MHL-B, NMHL) 2014/15, 2018, Team Russia U18 Program (MHL) 2015/16, HC Ryazan (VHL) 2017/18, Loko (MHL) 2015/16 — 2018/19, Buran (VHL) 2019/20, Lokomotiv (KHL) 2017/18.

Career highlights: Champion of U17 Russian Cup (2015), Bronze medalist of the Hlinka Memorial (2015), winner of the MHL Kharlamov Cup (2016, 2018, 2019)