The police stopped Medvedev in Philadelphia for violation of the rules of the road at about 3 a.m. and arrested him. According to the local police chief Pete Hanson, a 33-year-old Medvedev was later released from custody and now will wait for the formal charges as soon as it becomes known the results of Toxicological analysis.

Evgeny Medvedev is a two-time winner of the Gagarin Cup as part of Kazan "AK Bars" (2009, 2010) and two-time world champion (2012, 2014). Only last summer he decided to try his hand in the NHL, having signed a 3-millionus the contract with "Philadelphia". In 2015/16 was held for "pilots" 45 matches, he scored 13 (4 9) points and earned a utilization factor of "5". At the end of the regular season the Russian defender was less to get in the "flyers", so never and not playing in the playoffs first round against Washington".

1 Jul Medvedev will become an unrestricted free agent.