Report: Sergei Fedorov coming out of retirement

Sergei Fedorov appears to be returning to professional hockey.

The 43-year-old will begin playing for CSKA Moscow of the KHL on Friday, according to Sovietsky Sport in Russia.

Fedorov has been the general manager of CSKA since 2012.

Fedorov played in the NHL for 18 seasons, winning three Stanley Cups during his 13 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. He ended his NHL career in Washington in 2009.

He played in the KHL from 2009-12 with Magnitogorsk.

Fedorov committed to playing for the Red Wings’ alumni on Dec. 31 as part of this year’s Winter Classic between Detroit and Toronto.