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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

Valeri Nichushkin

European Skater - Chelyabinsk, RUSSIA
Final Rank:2Midterm Rank:4
Position:Right WingShoots:Left
Height:6' 3"Weight:196
Born:March 4, 1995
Born in:Chelyabinsk, RUS
Drafted: 2013: DAL (1st Round / 10th Overall)  Dallas Stars
• Playing in his home country at the 2013 World Junior Championship, Nichushkin finished with two points (1-1--2), including the winner 95 seconds into overtime in the bronze-medal game versus Canada.

• Nichushkin recorded seven points (4-3--7) in six games at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship in Sochi, Russia.

• He won a gold medal with Russia at the 2012 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge, recording nine points (5-4--9) to finish second on the team and fifth overall in tournament scoring.

• His good friend Pavel Buchnevich, the No. 10-ranked European skater by Central Scouting, has said that the 6’4” winger is “a really good person and really likes music. Everywhere he goes, he wears earphones … even in the shower.”

NEWS


NICHUSHKIN LOOKING TO ANSWER DOUBTERS AT COMBINE (click here)

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2011-2012CHELYABINSK 2RUSSIA-JR.3846106
2012-2013CHELMETRUSSIA-21582104
2012-2013CHELYABINSKRUSSIA184260
2012-2013CHELYABINSK 2RUSSIA-JR.94480
2012-2013RUS (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR611225




Playing for my favorite team growing up, I've probably scored that goal a million times in my driveway. It feels good to actually do it in real life.

— Dale Weise, who grew up a Canadiens fan, on scoring the overtime winner in Montreal's 5-4 victory against Tampa Bay in Game 1