Panther prospect nets three third period goals in 7-0 rout of Germany.
Russia hasn't had a lot of success in international hockey tournaments on home ice, but are loaded with talent for this year's IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship. Can Grigorenko, Kucherov and Yakupov deliver the home team the gold medal?
Its been a while since we've seen a run on Russian prospects in the NHL Entry Draft, and due to hockey politics, don't expect that to change in 2011. But the ones that are picked could turn out to be huge coups by the team that drafted them, and here we feature the most likely to get picked.
The 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament is about to start in Pietsany, Slovakia and Breclav, Czech Republic. Introduce yourself to the 1993 and later born players that will be making up the tournament, and featuring prominently in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, as hockey season returns!