Yuri Alexandrov has inked a contract with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL.
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08-27-2011, 12:28 PM
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I didn't like the pick when it was made
and I never thought he'd play in the NHL (or NA at all) anyway so him going back to Russia is no real surprise to me. I will say though I was surprised to see him at least come over but to see him leave shouldn't be a shock to anyone. It was clear he wasn't ready for the NA game.
I mean very little by this, but that Bruins scouting group we love to talk so much about took Alexandrov 13 points higher than Lucic. And yes, I know Lucic was projected as a third-rounder, my points are just that the draft is such a crapshoot and the best you can hope for is that "bad" picks like Alexandrov get balanced by lucky later picks.
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