All signs point to Vladimir Sobotka remaining in Russia for the 2015-16 season.
Vladimir Sobotka will remain in the KHL with Avangard Omsk and not return to the St. Louis Blues in 2015-16.
St. Louis GM Doug Armstrong said he has spoken with the agent of center Vladimir Sobotka.
Vladimir Sobotka has been awarded a one-year, $2.725 million contract from an arbitrator.
Vladimir Sobotka's arbitration hearing with the St. Louis Blues is scheduled for Monday.
Vladimir Sobotka's agent has confirmed that his client signed a contract with the KHL's Avangard Omsk.
St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong can't confirm that Vladimir Sobotka has signed a KHL deal, but he wants to stay on good terms with Sobotka regardless of what happens.
Vladimir Sobotka has reportedly signed a three-year contract with the KHL's Omsk.
Vladimir Sobotka's arbitration hearing date has been set for July 21.
Restricted free agent Vladimir Sobotka and the St. Louis Blues will continue to negotiate on a new contract.
Vladimir Sobotka sustained a neck injury during the World Hockey Championships while playing for the Czech Republic.
Vladimir Sobotka was OK to play in the semifinals of the World Hockey Championship on Saturday.
Vladimir Sobotka was forced to leave Thursday's quarterfinal match against the United States after he was hit hard by Justin Abdelkader.
Vladimir Sobotka (lower body) will be in the lineup for Game 1 on Thursday night.