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Alexei Cherepanov

Alexei Cherepanov

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: January 15, 1989
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Barnaul, Russia
WEIGHT: 187 DRAFTED: NYR / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (17th overall)
With good puckhandling and good decision making, Alexei Cherepanov is an offensive forward with great acceleration and a nose for the net. He has a quick release and can shoot the puck at top speed. Cherepanov broke Pavel Bure's rookie record with 18 goals in the Russian league in 2006-07 and was named Top forward at the World Junior Championship.
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That group is not satisfied until we win a Stanley Cup. When we do win that Stanley Cup, I don't think we'll be satisfied then either. We're going to want another one. We have the group to do it. We have all the pieces. We just need to put them together.

— Ducks forward Ryan Kesler after signing a six-year extension with Anaheim this past July