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09-10-2011, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Yakushev72 View Post
He was actually one of the better players for the Russian U20 team in the 2010 WJC. Very fast skater with excellent puckhandling and passing skills. If I recall correctly, he played on a line with Tarasenko and Kirill Petrov. In some ways, a prototypical Russian forward with terrific offensive skills. Too small to be a factor on defense.
Kinda reminds me our own Roberts Bukarts on Dinamo Rīga roster... also what you'd call a prototypical Russian hockey school forward will weapons on offense but nothing much defensively... They are the same age and even their stats are similar.

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