• Represented Team Russia at the 2011 Under-18 World Championships, recording 21 points (11-10--21) in seven games to help lead his team to a bronze medal. Kucherov was named the Best Forward -- his 11 goals and 21 points led the tournament.
• He recorded 58 points (27-31--58) in 41 games playing for CSKA's junior team, helping lead them to the MHL championship.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs