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Dmitry Orlov: “I still don’t know if I’ll go to the NHL this summer”

Dmitry Orlov: “I still don’t know if I’ll go to the NHL this summer”

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Dmitry Orlov: "I still don't know if I'll go to the NHL this summer" (Photo © mhl.khl.ru) During an interview with portal Sport Novokuznetsk, Washington Capitals' prospect Dmitry Orlov stated that he still doesn't know where he will spend the 2010-11 season. Dmitry Orlov: "I still don't know if I'll go to the NHL this summer. I still have two more years of contract with Metallurg Novokuznetsk. I don't really know, we'll see what will happen." The blue liner, who did skate in last year's rookie camp with the Capitals, has just been in the roster of the MHL runners-up. The Kuznetsk Bears lost the Russian Junior League finals 3-1 to the Steel Foxes from Magnitogorsk. Playoffs' top scorer was 2010 eligible Maxim Kitsyn with 20 points in 17 games, while Dmitry Orlov was third in the standings ...
Prospects » Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals

Prospects » Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals

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Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals (Photo © fhr.ru) After finishing the group stage with nine points in four games, Team Russia earned the second seed of the B Group and thus is going to face in the World Junior Championships quarterfinals the third seed of the A group, team Switzerland, who managed to skate past Slovakia 4-1 despite being without their top two defensemen, Luca Sbisa and Roman Josi. The game is scheduled for Saturday, January 2nd at 4 PM local time. In the last two group stage games Team Russia faced Team Sweden and Team Czech Republic. The match against Tre Kronor wasn't good for Plyuschev's guys, as they were down 2-0 already after the first period. During the second period Team Russia tried to react and scored a goal with Kirill Petrov, but it wasn't ...
Prospects » WJC Final roster released

Prospects » WJC Final roster released

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WJC Final roster released (Photo © fhr.ru) On December 25th, Russian national junior team head coach Vladimir Plyuschev named the final roster for the World Junior Championships. He took some drastic decisions as he decided not to call goalkeeper Alexander Pechursky, defenseman Kirill Yuriev, forwards Mikhail Fisenko and Dmitry Kugryshev. This is how the final roster looks like: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, AHL, 1990 Dmitry Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitry Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, 1990 Nikita Zaitsev, Sibir Novosibirsk, 1991 Nikita Pivtsakin, Avangard Omsk, 1991 Alexander Tarasov, HC MVD, 1990 Forwards ...
Prospects » Maxim Kitsyn: “I think I earned a spot for the WJC”

Prospects » Maxim Kitsyn: “I think I earned a spot for the WJC”

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Maxim Kitsyn: "I think I earned a spot for the WJC" (Photo © iihf.com) 2010 NHL Entry Draft Eligible Maxim Kitsyn scored four goals in six matches in the 2009 Subway Superseries. He talked about his performances in this challenge, his impressions of Canada and about his chances in the upcoming WJC in an interview with Sport Novokuznetsk. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation: Maxim, could you describe your impressions of your trip to Canada?? Did you have good ice time? With whom did you play? It was an interesting trip. We didn't had the time to go out in the cities, but we seen junior teams' arenas and we even managed to watch two games in Quebec and in Ontario. I played in the first line, but the partners constantly changed. At one moment it was Kirill Petrov, then it was guys...
Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released

Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released

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Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released (Photo © Shaun Best/Reuters) Today coach Vladimir Plyuschev released the extended list of the players called for the WJC. Nikita Filatov is there, as well as Evgeny Grachev, who recently has been ruled out by the Rangers. isn't part of the roster. The team will start the training camp in Novogorsk on December 7th and will go on until December 18th. This is how the roster appears to be: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1992 Alexander Zalivin, Dinamo Moscow, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Alexei Trifonov, Lada Togliatti, 1990 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 1990 Dmitri Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitri Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, ...