The New York Islanders are reportedly trying to bring prospect Kirill Petrov back from the KHL, by offering him a guaranteed roster spot.

Petrov’s agent Alexander Tyzhnykh told Russian-based R-Sport that the Islanders are looking to Petrov back to the NHL when his contract with Kazan Ak-Bars expires a year from now.

“We are in close contact with them and they are expecting Petrov,” Tyzhnykh told R-Sport.

“And they are not just expecting him, but they are ready to guarantee him a place in the roster now.