• In the 2010 Ontario Hockey League playoffs he finished third on the team with 16 points (8-8--16) in 17 games, helping Barrie reach the final of the OHL Championships. In his first season in the OHL he produced over a point-per-game and his 43 assists ranked fourth on the Colts in 2009-10.
• Burmistrov represented Russia at the 2010 World Junior Championships recording four points (3-1--4) in six games. He also competed for Russia at the 2009 Under-18 World Championships, tallying 11 points (4-7--11) in seven games winning a silver medal.
• Prior to playing in the OHL, Burmistrov competed for Ak Bars Kazan in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League. Growing up, he played his entire hockey career in Russia for Ak Bars.
• He wears the jersey number eight as a tribute to former Russian NHL star Igor Larionov and he patterns his game after his favorite player, Pavel Datsyuk.
NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings NHL Player: Pavel Datsyuk Shootout move: “Low blocker shot” Video Game: Call of Duty, FIFA Movie: Gladiator TV Show: The Buried Life Actor: Russell Crowe Cartoon: The Simpsons Website: facebook.com Restaurant: The Keg Sport (other than hockey): Soccer Breakfast food: Eggs and bacon, Oatmeal Superhero: Superman
I challenged him to a goalie fight when we chatted before the game, but he didn't want to go. It was strange to see him at the other end of the ice, but I'm sure he felt the same way looking down at our end.
— Vancouver goalie Eddie Lack joking about facing his former teammate Roberto Luongo after the Canucks' win against the Panthers