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Getting to Know: Roman Bychkov

Russian is the only blue liner taken by Bruins this weekend

by Riley Nelson @NHLBruins / - The Boston Bruins selected defenseman Roman Bychkov with the 154th pick (fifth round) on Saturday afternoon at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver.


Here is everything else you need to know about Bychkov:

Roman Bychkov: 5th Round, 154th Overall


Last team: Yaroslavl Loko (MHL)


Position: Defense


Height: 5 feet, 11 inches


Weight: 170 pounds


Shoots: Left


Birthday: February 10, 2001 (18 years old)


Hometown: Yaroslavl, Russia


Central Scouting: 34th-ranked European skater


Miscellaneous: Bychkov spent the past two seasons with Yaroslavl Loko (MHL). In 2018-19, the 18-year-old produced two goals and 13 assists for 15 points in and a plus-17 rating in 40 games. He also skated in three games for Yaroslavl Loko Junior (NMHL). The 5-foot-11, 170-pound blueliner tallied 4 assists in 20 games during the 2017-18 season. He also played in 24 games for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl U17 (Russia U17), tallying 20 points (8g, 12a), and three games for Yaroslavl Loko Junior (NMHL), recording three assists and a plus-four rating. In 2016-17, the Yaroslavl, Russia native skated in 31 games for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl U16 (Russia U16), accumulating five goals and nine assists for 14 points.


Bychkov represented Russia at the 2019 U18 World Junior Championship, tallying one assist in six games.

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