National Hockey League Draft Profile Pavel Buchnevich
NY Rangers (CLB)
14 (75 overall)
Cherepovets 2 (Russia-Jr)
Notes: Mid-season rankings - 11; Final rankings - 10
2012-13 - Cherepovets 2 (Russia-Jr) - 24 gp, 8 G, 15 A, 23 Pts, 36 PIM
2012-13 - Cherepovets (Russia) - 12 gp, 1 G, 1 A, 2 Pts
Assets: Highly-skilled offensive player with speed to burn. Is said to have strong hockey sense. Flaws: On offensive skill alone would probably make him a top-10 pick, but hockey experts in Russia have questioned his work ethic. His desire to play in North America also is unknown and he could opt to stay at home in the KHL.