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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

Alexander Burmistrov

North American Skater - Barrie, OHL
Final Rank:11Midterm Rank:7
Height:5' 11"Weight:157
Born:October 21, 1991
Born in:Kazan, RUS
Drafted: 2010: ATL (1st Round / 8th Overall)  Atlanta Thrashers
• 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've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round