Big Russian winger plays junior hockey for Saginaw of the OHL and is the 33rd-
ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting...Was runner-up for the
OHL's Rookie of the Year in 2009-10 after registering 44 points (26 goals, 18
assists) in 51 games for the Spirit...Played for Team Russia at both the 2009
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and the following year's World Junior Hockey
Championships...Uses his size well and is said to be adjusting nicely to the
North American game.