Draft Prospect - 2016
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Valeri Nichushkin
European Skater
Chelyabinsk, RUSSIA
Final Rank:  2 Midterm Rank:  4
Position:  Right Wing Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  196
Born:  4 March 1995    
Birthplace:  Chelyabinsk, RUS

NHL Director of European Scouting Goran Stubb:

“He’s a big, strong player with a high overall skill set. He can score the big goals and can dominate games … he’s very skilled and talented and, by far, the best Russian available in the draft this year.”