With the 10th overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft, the Dallas Stars selected right wing Valeri Nichushkin.
During the 2012-13 season, Nichushkin appeared in 18 games with Chelyabinsk (KHL) recording six points (4G-2A) and a +6 plus/minus rating. He also appeared in 25 playoff games for the club and notched nine points (6G-3A), reaching the KHL finals where they fell to Dynamo Moscow.
The 6-foot-3, 196-pound native of Chelyabinsk, Russia represented his home country at the 2013 World Junior Championship and finished with two points (1A-1G) in six games. He scored the game-winning goal in the bronze medal game against Canada.
Compiled below are links from various scouting services regarding Nichushkin:
NHL Central Scouting:
A full release regarding all of the team’s 2013 NHL Draft selections will be sent following the conclusion of the event.