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Agent: Top NHL Goalie Prospect Sent to Russian Military Base

Russian Olympic Committee goalkeeper Ivan Fedotov (28) skates across the ice to receive his silver medal after Finland defeated Russian Olympic Committee in the men's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Beijing. The future of Philadelphia Flyers goaltending prospect Ivan Fedotov is uncertain after he was involved in an unexpected incident while leaving a hockey rink in St. Petersburg, Russia. St. Petersburg-based news website Fontanka on Friday, July 1, 2022, reported Fedotov was picked up outside a rink in the city by law enforcement on suspicion of evading military service and instructed to go to an enlistment office. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Russian Olympic Committee goalkeeper Ivan Fedotov (28) skates across the ice to receive his silver medal after Finland defeated Russian Olympic Committee in the men's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Beijing. The future of Philadelphia Flyers goaltending prospect Ivan Fedotov is uncertain after he was involved in an unexpected incident while leaving a hockey rink in St. Petersburg, Russia. St. Petersburg-based news website Fontanka on Friday, July 1, 2022, reported Fedotov was picked up outside a rink in the city by law enforcement on suspicion of evading military service and instructed to go to an enlistment office. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

(AP) -- Philadelphia Flyers goaltending prospect Ivan Fedotov, who reportedly was picked up by law enforcement in Russia last week ahead of a planned move to the U.S., is now at a remote military base in northern Russia, his agent said Tuesday.

The agent, J.P. Barry, spoke with The Associated Press amid speculation about Fedotov's well-being. The situation raised fresh concerns over whether Russian players will be willing or able to join National Hockey League teams that draft them this week as the war in Ukraine continues.