Sinitsyn bringing his game up to speed with UMass-Lowell
During the University of Massachusetts-Lowell's final game against Colorado College earlier this season, defenseman Dmitry Sinitsyn yelled to fellow blueliner Jake Suter in the offensive zone.
Suter looked over at the young 18-year-old and could only wonder what on earth this red shirt freshman from Moscow, Russia was trying to tell him.
“I got back to the bench and said ‘What were you saying?’ Suter explained. “(Sinitsyn) said ‘I don’t know. I got excited and yelled Russian.’
“I’m learning all kinds of things,” Suter laughed.
Just as much as Suter and his teammates are learning from this 2012 seventh round draft pick (183rd overall) of the Dallas Stars they are also teaching this highly-skilled Russian defenseman a few things as he adjusts to the North American game.… read more