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Mikhail Fisenko added to WJC roster

Mikhail Fisenko added to WJC roster

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Mikhail Fisenko added to WJC roster (Photo © Vancouver Giants) 19 years old center Mikhail Fisenko has been added today to the World Junior Championships Team Russia roster. The native of Magnitogorsk, Russia, grabbed a silver medal at the 2008 Under-18 WJC held in Russia, and the following summer moved to the Vancouver Giants of the WHL, where he scored 28 points in his first season. This year, after moving to the Calgary Hitmen, the two-way center added three goals and twelve assists in 24 matches, with 19 PIMs. Fisenko, who is undrafted in the NHL, is probably going to be played as third line center.
Alexander Pechursky to join Tri-City Americans

Alexander Pechursky to join Tri-City Americans

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Alexander Pechursky to join Tri-City Americans (Photo © fhr.ru) 19 years old Alexander Pechursky decided to report to North America as he's going to play for the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League, according to allhockey.ru. Pechursky has been drafted by the US team in this spring's Import Draft with the 55th overall pick. Let's remember that Pechursky has been drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins during the fifth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Pechursky, who won a gold medal at the 2007 Under 18 WJC, has played only one match with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL this year, and had a short stint in the MHL. Recently the club signed national team goalie Vasiliy Koshechkin and thus he lost his backup role. On top of that he'll represent Russia at the upcoming World Junior C...