JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE ALUMNI MAKE TEAM RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTER

JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE ALUMNI MAKE TEAM RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTER
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05.05.2017 в 06:00
JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE ALUMNI MAKE TEAM RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTER
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2017 IIHF World Championship will take place in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France from May 5th to May 21st. Team Russia head-coach Oleg Znarok announced his roster for the tournament. 15 out of 23 selected players had played in Junior Hockey League.


JHL alumni on Team Russia


Goaltenders

Andrei Vasilevsky (22 years old, Tampa Bay Lightning)

 75 games for Tolpar Ufa (3 JHL seasons)

41 wins in regulation, 9 shutouts, Goals Against Average – 2.08. Save percentage - .931 per game.

2014 IIHF World Championship champion

2012 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2013 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

2014 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

2011 IIHF U18 World Chamiponship bronze medalist

2014 KHL bronze medalist

2014 KHL Top Rookie

Igor Shestyorkin (21 years old, SKA St. Petersburg)

84 games for MHC Spartak Moscow and SKA-1946 St. Petersburg (4 JHL seasons)

51 wins in regulation, 15 shutouts, Goals Against Average – 1.82. Save Percentage - .934 per game.

2017 Gagarin Cup champion

2014 Kharlamov Cup champion

JHL silver medalist in 2013 and 2015

2014 JHL Challenge Cup champion

2015 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2016 IIHF World Championship bronze medalist

2017 KHL All-Star Game participant

 

Ilya Sorokin (21 years old, CSKA Moscow)

47 games for Kuznetskie Medvedi Novokunetsk and Krasnaya Armiya Moscow (3 JHL seasons)

16 wins in regulation, 3 shutouts, Goals Against Average – 2.58. Save Percentage - .913 per game.

2015 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2016 IIHF World Championship bronze medalist

2016 KHL All-Star Game participant

2017 KHL All-Star Game participant

2016 KHL Top Goaltender


Defensemen

Viktor Antipin (24 years old, Buffalo Sabers)

156 games for Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk (4 JHL seasons)

18 goals, 44 assists, 62 points

2010 Kharlamov Cup champion

2012 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2013 KHL All-Star Game participant

2-time Gagarin Cup champion (2014 and 2016)

2017 KHL silver medalist

2014 Gagarin Cup Finals Top Defenseman

Andrei Mironov (22 years old, Colorado Avalanche)

71 games for HC MVD Moscow Region (3 JHL seasons)

1 goal, 10 assists, 11 points

2012 JHL Future Cup participant

2013 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

2014 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

2013 Russian champion with Dynamo Moscow

2015 KHL All-Star Game participant

 

Vladislav Gavrikov (21 years old, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl)

130 games for Loko Yaroslavl (4 JHL seasons)

8 goals, 21 assists, 29 points

2017 KHL bronze medalist

2015 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2015 IIHF World Junior Top Defenseman

 

Bogdan Kiselevich (27 years old, CSKA Moscow)

40 games for Almaz Cherepovets (3 JHL seasons)

7 goals, 11 assists, 18 points

2014 KHL All-Star Game participant

2016 KHL silver medalist

 

Artyom Zub (21 years old, SKA St. Petersburg)

129 games for Amurskie Tigry Khabarovsk (5 JHL seasons)

6 goals, 14 assists, 20 points

2017 Gagarin Cup champion


Forwards

Artemi Panarin (25 years old, Chicago Blackhawks)

51 games for Russkie Vityazi Moscow Region (2 JHL seasons)

26 goals, 38 assists, 64 points

2015 Gagarin Cup champion

2011 IIHF World Junior champion

2015 IIHF World Championship silver medalist

2016 IIHF World Championship bronze medalist

2016 NHL Rookie Of The Year

Nikita Gusev (24 years old, SKA St. Petersburg)

160 games for Krasnaya Armiya Moscow and Amurskie Tigry Khabarovsk (3 JHL seasons)

103 goals, 152 assists, 255 points

2017 Gagarin Cup champion

2011 Kharlamov Cup champion

2012 Kharlamov Cup silver medalist

Kharlamov Cup top-scorer and top goal-scorer in 2011 and 2012

2012 Kharlamov Cup Most Assists

JHL Challenge Cup participant in 2010, 2011 and 2012

Vitaly Davydov Trophy in 2011 and 2012

2012 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2015 KHL All-Star Game participant

 

Nikita Kucherov (23 years old, Tampa Bay Lightning)

139 games for Krasnaya Armiya (3 JHL seasons)

88 goals, 86 assists, 174 points

2011 Kharlamov Cup champion

2011 IIHF U18 World Championship bronze medalist

2012 IIHF World Junior silver medalist

2013 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

 

Vladimir Tkachyov (23 years old, Ak Bars Kazan)

147 games for Bars Kazan (5 JHL seasons)

61 goals, 59 assists, 120 points

2013 JHL Challenge Cup champion

2011 IIHF U18 World Championship bronze medalist

2013 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

2015 KHL silver medalist

 

Sergei Plotnikov (26 years old, SKA St. Petersburg)

25 games for Amurskie Tigry Khavarovsk (2 JHL seasons)

14 goals, 29 assists, 43 points

2017 Gagarin Cup champion

2014 IIHF World Championship champion

2016 IIHF World Championship bronze medalist

2013 KHL All-Star Game participant

2015 KHL All-Star Game participant


Sergei Andronov (27 years old, CSKA Moscow)

23 games for Krasnaya Armiya Moscow (2 JHL seasons)

9 goals, 7 assists, 16 points

2011 Kharlamov Cup champion

2007 IIHF U18 World Championship champion

2009 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

 

Alexander Barabanov (22 years old, SKA St. Petersburg)

208 games for SKA-1946 (5 JHL seasons)

102 goals, 105 assists, 207 points

2014 IIHF World Junior bronze medalist

2013 Junior Hockey League top goal-scorer with 39 tallies

2013 JHL Challenge Cup participant

2015 JHL silver medalist

Gagarin Cup champion in 2015 and 2017

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