2010-11: Selected by Los Angeles in 6th round (158th overall) of the NHL Draft.
Russian winger is the sixth-ranked European skater by NHL Central
Scouting...Played for Novokuznetsk Metallurg of the KHL in 2009-10 and
recorded one goal and one assist in 21 games...Was better as a rookie in
2008-09 for Novokuznetsk, notching five goals and two assists in 31
games...Recorded three assists for Team Russia at the 2010 World Junior
Championships...Has good size at 6-2, 194 pounds.