Rafikov named to Russian Super Series roster

Defenceman Rushan Rafikov will play for the Russians this month

Thursday, 14.11.2013 / 10:05 AM / Future Watch
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)

CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames 2013 draft pick Rushan Rafikov has been named to the Russian Subway Super Series roster.

The defenceman, who was selected in the seventh round this past summer, is in his second season with Loko Yaroslavl in the MHL. In 25 games this year, he has six goals, 11 points and is a plus-19.

Emile Poirier and Morgan Klimchuk, both selected in the first round of the 2013 NHL Draft, will also participate in the Subway Super Series. Poirier will play for Team QMJHL on Nov. 18 and Nov 20. Klimchuk will suit up for Team WHL on Nov. 27 and Nov. 28.

2013 RUSSIAN SUPER SERIES ROSTER

Goaltenders: Ivan Nalimov, SKA St. Petersburgh 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Igor Shesterkin, Spartak 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible)

Defencemen: Viktor Baldayev, Rouyn-Noranda, QMJHL (2014 draft eligible); Alexei Bereglazov, Magnitogorsk 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Vladislav Gavrikov, Yaroslavl 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Pavel Koledov, Yaroslavl 2 RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Kirill Maslov, Yaroslavl 2 RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Aleksandr Mikulovich, Niagara, OHL (2014 draft eligible); Rushan Rafikov, Yaroslav 2, RUS-JR. (Calgary); Mark Skutar, Novokuznetsk, KHL (2014 draft eligible); Mikhail Tikhonov, SKA St. Petersburgh 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Rinat Valiev, Kootenay, WHL (2014 draft eligible)

Forwards: Alexander Barabanov, SKA St. Petersburg 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Ivan Barbashev, Moncton, QMJHL (2014 draft eligible); Alexei Baskov, Omsk 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Georgy Busarov, Penza, RUS-2 (2014 draft eligible); Vladimir Butuzov, Novosibirsk 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Denis Gorbunov, Baie-Comeau, QMJHL (2014 draft eligible); Alexander Delnov, Seattle, WHL (Florida); Eduard Gimatov, Yekaterinburg 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Nikolay Goldobin, Sarnia, OHL (2014 draft eligible); Sergey Kuptsov, Cherepovets 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Ivan Petrakov, Yaroslavl 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Igor Rudenkov, Nizhny Novgorod 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Nikita Scherbak, Saskatoon, WHL (2014 draft eligible); Ildar Shiksatdarov, CSKA 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Nikolai Skladnichenko, Novokuznetsk 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Vladimir Tkachyov, Omsk, KHL (2014 draft eligible); Sergei Tolchinsky, Sault Ste. Marie, OHL (Carolina); Kirill Voronin, Yaroslavl 2, RUS-JR. (2014 draft eligible); Valentin Zykov, Baie-Comeau, QMJHL (Los Angeles)

2013 FLAMES PICKS
SEAN MONAHAN
CENTRE - CGY
Round 1 - 6th Overall
EMILE POIRIER
LEFT WING - CGY
Round 1 - 22nd Overall
MORGAN KLIMCHUK
LEFT WING - CGY
Round 1 - 28th Overall
KEEGAN KANZIG
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 3 - 67th Overall
ERIC ROY
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 5 - 135th Overall
TIM HARRISON
RIGHT WING - CGY
Round 6 - 157th Overall
RUSHAN RAFIKOV
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 7 - 187th Overall
JOHN GILMOUR
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 7 - 198th Overall