Artist: Ron Slater
Aricle found at Something's Bruin.
"I had angels before, and i decided I wanted something wild, like a bear with its mouth open or something and the painter actually gave me a really good idea, so it's a bear ripping skin and underneath is the Boston logo. On the back is the Russian eagles, the two eagles. On one side is my parents' names, and the other is my friend who I played with in Russia, who died in the plane crash."
Korolev was a veteran on the 2006-2007 Metallurg Magnitogorsk team, where Khudobin got his start. Khudobin has since also added the Lokomotiv logo to the backplate, as well.