Miftakhov, 21, appeared in seven games with the Kazan Ak-Bars of the KHL last season recording a 4-2-0 record with a 2.25 goals-against average and .917 save percentage. The 6-foot, 172-pound netminder also posted a 2.31 goals-against average and .886 save percentage in two games with Kazan during the 2019-20 season.
Miftakhov was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the sixth round, 186th overall, at the 2020 NHL Draft.
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