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European Skater
Russia
Valeri
Nichushkin
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 196
LAST CLUB TEAM: Chelyabinsk, RUSSIA
BIRTHDATE: March 4, 1995
MID RANK: 4
HOMETOWN:
FINAL RANK: 2
BORN IN: Chelyabinsk, RUS

NHL Director of European Scouting Goran Stubb:

“He’s a big, strong player with a high overall skill set. He can score the big goals and can dominate games … he’s very skilled and talented and, by far, the best Russian available in the draft this year.”