Q: Your former CKSA teammate Nikita Filatov said if the Columbus Blue Jackets are going to send him back to the minors this season, he would have to consider offers from the KHL very seriously. If you'd be sent to Manitoba, would you share the same idea?
A: I don't think so. If I will be send to the AHL, I will prove that I deserve to play in the NHL.
Quite a lengthy interview with Sergei here.