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06-06-2009, 06:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
Any update on A. Pechursky? Such as what kind of season he had, if he is going to get any time in the KHL anytime soon, and if he is still on the radar for the U20 team for the upcoming WJCs?
it's hard for a young Russian goalie to crack a KHL team. Really, who are the young Russian goalies playing in the KHL: Gelashvilli is 25, Tsaregorodtsev is a back up and also is about 25, Proskuryakov is 22 and considered a young player still, Gayduchenko is #3 in Loko (last year), Galimov was a starter in Ak Bars untill the PO Neftekhimik had two young Russian goalies Horoshun and Kasutin, the first one has left the team and he may end up somewhere as a back up, he's a good player. If am not mistaken Pechurskiy may get a shot as a #2 but I doubt it. So far, on paper he's #2 as Mezin is gone and Metallurg intends to have Proskuryakov as a starter, but that will change if not prior to the season, then definitely before the PO begin. Mind you, Metallurg also has Bobkov who's slightly younger and very talented as well


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