Yan Kuznetsov
North American Skater - UCONN, H-EAST
Final Rank:36Midterm Rank:28
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 4"Weight:209
Born:March 9, 2002
Born in:Murmansk, RUS
Drafted: 2020: CGY (2nd Round / 50th Overall) 

• Youngest player in NCAA Division 1 hockey in 2019-20 where he recorded 2-9—11 in 34 GP at UCONN

• Skated for USHL Clark Cup champion Sioux City Stampede in 2018-19 (0-4—4 in 34 GP)

• Helped Team Russia win gold at the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge where he was named a tournament All-Star


Scouting Report: Excellent defender who has quick feet. Closes gaps well. Great puck retrieval ability and reaction to the play. Makes very good exit passes from the defensive zone.


Current Player Comparable: Seth Jones

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2020-2021RUSSIA (2021 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR70002
2019-2020UCONNH-EAST34291116
2019-2020RUSSIA (2019 World Junior A Challenge)NATOUR50112
2018-2019SIOUX FALLSUSHL3404412
2018-2019RUSSIA (2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR601114
2018-2019RUS U17 (Three Games vs. FIN in Vierumaki 2018)ITLTOUR31120