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06-26-2008, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by HEsuperfan View Post
Kashirsky is an interesting prospect. Saw him play in the EJHL years ago, spoke to his coach after the season. I understand his father is a president with a Russian Super League team, and he moved over here at around 17. However, as he took English as a second language course in high school, he was ineligible with NCAA Clearinghouse because lack of English Credits. He was the best player on the team, alongside forwards who went on to Providence, BU, Umass, Merrimack, etc.

It is also true about his relationship with OV, and look for the Caps to take a chance on this kid, as a high risk high reward, and to do keep their franchise man happy.
His father used to be a Spartak Moscow GM for 5-6 years. He left the team two years ago when the team ownership changed. My understanding is that he remains active in the Russian hockey scene.

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