Alexandrov/By S. Bradley

It appears the Bruins’ stable of young, up-and-coming defenseman has been reduced by one.

According to, Yury Alexandrov is leaving the Boston organization to sign with SKA St. Petersburgh of the KHL.

The 2006 second-round pick (37th overall) skated in just one professional season in North America, and it was a roller-coaster ride with more dips than high points. He finished last season with the Providence (AHL) farm club with 6-13-19 totals and a minus-6 rating in 66 games for the playoff-less P-Bruins.

Alexandrov turned 23 in June.