National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Andrei Vasilevskiy
TeamTampa Bay (DET)
Selection19 (19 overall)
Previous TeamRussia (Jrs.)
Notes: Russian netminder is the top-ranked European goalie by NHL Central Scouting...Had a terrific performance at the 2012 World Junior Championship, posting a 2.01 GAA and .953 save percentage to help Team Russia claim Silver...Has excellent size (6-foot-3. 204 pounds) and athleticism...Played for Ufa Tolpar in Russia's MHL (Minor Hockey League) in 2011-12 and recorded a 2.23 GAA and .931 save percentage over 27 games...Will likely play in the KHL for a few years before heading over to North America...His draft stock could be hurt if NHL teams are worried about him staying in Russia for too long.

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