• 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
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.
— Hockey Hall of Fame member Brett Hull on former teammate Mike Modano, whose No. 9 was retired by the Dallas Stars on Saturday