Thread: Prospect Info: Maksim Trunev
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04-02-2009, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by NewHabsEra View Post
How does he compare to Perezhogin at the same age? I saw a vid where he was skating like the wind making other guys look like pylons, just like Perez was doing when he dominated the AHL..
Well Perezhogin was on the WJC at his age, (although he got injured and didn't do much), but the next year Perezhogin ripped it up, playing for both the junior and senior national team (just euro cup not wc's)

Originally Posted by SergeConstantin74 View Post
I believe he had an agreement with a QMJHL team (Victoriaville or Shawinigan) but the worst team of the WHL picked him. He then signed with Cherepovets instead of coming over.
It was Victo I believe. But I personally wonder if he would had come over with them as the lure of money can be hard to overlook. Plus the Russian Hockey Federation was making a big deal about juniors leaving Russia, saying they would not be allowed to dress for the WJC's, so it might have also impacted his decision.

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