National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Mikhail Grigorenko
TeamBuffalo
Round1
Selection12 (12 overall)
PositionCenter
Previous TeamQuebec (QMJHL)
DOB5/16/1994
Height6-3
Weight209
Notes: Russian forward playing for Quebec of the QMJHL is the third-ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting...Had a fantastic 2011-12 campaign for the Remparts, leading all QMJHL rookies with 40 goals and 85 points...Added three goals and seven assists in 11 playoff games for Quebec...Helped lead Team Russia to a Silver Medal at the 2012 World Junior Championships, posting two goals and three assists over six games...At 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, Grigorenko already has the size to be an NHL-caliber centerman and scouts love his hands and hockey sense...His intesity level has been criticized by some scouts.

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