|NUMBER:||42||BIRTHDATE:||May 24, 1988 (AGE 25)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 4"||BIRTHPLACE:||Yaroslavl, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||198||DRAFTED:||NYR / 2006 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (54th overall)|
Career: Has represented Russia at several IIHF tournaments - World Championships (2010: 9GP-1G-2A-3P, Silver Medal), World Jr. Championships [(2007: 6GP-2G-1A-3P, Silver Medal; (2008, 7GP-1G-3A-4P, Bronze Medal)] and World U18 Championships (2006, 6GP-3G-2A-5P)... Attended Russia’s 2014 Olympic Development Camp... Recorded 1G-2A-3P at 2009 AHL All-Star Classic for Team PlanetUSA... Scored 1st career NHL goal on 10/11/09 vs. ANA (opposing goalie: J-S Giguere).
2013-14: Tallied 3G-3A-6P in 6-game span from 10/17-27.
2012-13: Finished T-5th in the NHL with 4 shootout goals... Scored 10 even-strength goals, the 3rd-highest total among Russian-born NHLers.. Logged a career-high 22:41 on 2/5 vs. LAK... Scored a goal in his CBJ debut, 1/19/13 at NSH… Tallied 12G-18A-30P in 36GP with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv (KHL) during work stoppage.
Personal: Nickname: ‘Artie’… Favorite player growing up: Pavel Bure… Favorite bands incude Queen, The Beatles and AC/DC... Favorite movies include Stargate and Top Gun.
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