|NUMBER:||86||BIRTHDATE:||July 14, 1986 (AGE 28)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Magnitogorsk, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||226||DRAFTED:||TOR / 2006 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (44th overall)|
2013-14: 2nd on Maple Leafs in GWG (tie-4) .. 400th NHL game Feb. 27 at NYI .. 5 GP for Russia at 2014 Olympics - 2 PIMs .. Named to 2014 Russian Olympic Team Jan. 7 .. Missed 12 games (Oct. 5-30) due to ankle injury .. Suffered ankle injury in practice Oct. 4.
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.