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Top 10 Russian 2012 draft

#1 Mikhail Grigorenko

Birthyear: 1994-05-16
Birthplace: Khabarovsk
Position: Center
Shoots: Left
Height: 188 cm / 6'2"
Weight: 83 kg / 183 lbs
''Great hockey IQ, very skilled with the puck and can make some incredible passes. He also has good shoot and decent skating. Sometimes he looks lazy and uninterested but too much skill to pass''

Comparable too: Joe Thornton



2010-2011
CSKA Red Army 43 17 18 35
Russia U17 (all) 3 2 3 5
Russia U18 WJC-18 7 4 14 18
Russia U19 WJAC-19 4 3 3 6

2011-2012
Québec Remparts 41 28 36 64
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 2 3 5


#2 Nail Yakupov

Birthyear: 1993-10-06
Birthplace: Nizhnekamsk
Position: Right Wing
Shoots: Left
Height: 181 cm / 5'11"
Weight: 86 kg / 190 lbs

''Speedy winger with amazing hands and hockey sense. Know how to score and not afraid go to dirty area to score. Great one timer (A lefty Ovechkin/Kovalchuk like player) Underrated passing skill i would say one of the best passer in OHL. No real weakness, size maybe''

Comparable too: A smaller Alexander Ovechkin



2010-2011
Sarnia Sting OHL 65 49 52 101
Russia U18 WJC-18 7 6 7 13

2011-2012
Sarnia Sting OHL 26 21 32 53
Russia U20 WJC-20 7 0 9 9


#3 Nikita Gusev

Birthyear: 1992-07-08
Birthplace: Moscow
Position: Left Wing
Shoots: Right
Height: 176 cm / 5'9"
Weight: 74 kg / 163 lbs

''A fast skater with amazing hands. He like to play with finesses, a typical russian player. He is a good skater and has a pretty good shoot and passing skills. He is small and need to work on his defense''

Comparable too: Alexander Semin



2010-2011
CSKA Red Army 38 22 37 59
CSKA Moscow 18 1 0 1

2011-2012
CSKA Moscow 12 2 1 3
CSKA Red Army 22 21 31 52
Russia U20 WJC-20 7 3 6 9


#4 Andrei Vasilevski

Birthyear: 1994-07-25
Birthplace: Tyumen
Position: Goalie
Shoots: Left
Height: 190 cm / 6'3"
Weight: 86 kg / 190 lbs

''He is very calm and read the play well. It looks like he always know were the puck is going, and he is very good at cutting of angles for the attacker. Can also make some spectacular saves.''



2010-2011
Tolpar Ufa 14 1.81 .937
Russia U17 2 2.00 .889
Russia U18 WJC-18 6 2.62 .936

2011-2012
Tolpar Ufa 22 2.15 .934
Russia U19 WJAC-19 3 3.29 .926
Russia U20 WJC-20 5 2.01 .953


#5 Anton Slepyshev

Birthyear: 1994-05-13
Birthplace: Penza
Position: Left Wing
Shoots: Right
Height: 185 cm / 6'1"
Weight: 82 kg / 181 lbs

''A skilled forward with great shoot and puck handling. He know where on the ice he should be and play a smart game for his age. Good size and decent skating and playmaking skills.''

Comparable too: Daniel Alfredsson



2010-2011
Dizel Penza-2 20 8 4 12
Russia U17 3 3 0 3
Russia U18 WJC-18 7 3 1 4

2011-2012
Metallurg Novokuznetsk 36 4 2 6
Kuznetskie Medvedi 6 2 1 3



NOte This is my personal list so i judge from what i have seen from the player...


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