RW 6'0" 209
Born: May 15, 1995
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Shoots: Right
Drafted: LA 2013 (2nd, 37th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2012-13 Baie-Comeau QMJHL   67 40 35 75 60   19 10 9 19 18
2013-14 Baie-Comeau QMJHL   53 23 40 63 70   22 7 15 22 14
2014-15 Baie-Comeau QMJHL   16 6 12 18 22   - - - - -
  Gatineau QMJHL   26 15 13 28 38   11 3 4 7 20
2015-16 Ontario AHL   43 7 7 14 20   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2016-17 Charlotte AHL   66 16 18 34 57   5 0 2 2 2
  Carolina NHL   2 1 0 1 0   - - - - -
2017-18 Charlotte AHL   63 33 21 54 45   8 4 2 6 8
  Carolina NHL   10 3 4 7 2   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   174 56 46 102 122   13 4 4 8 10
NHL TOTALS   12 4 4 8 2   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   186 60 50 110 124   13 4 4 8 10

Biography

Won the Willie Marshall Award as the AHL’s top goal scorer (33) for the 2017-18 season … Represented the Checkers at the AHL All-Star Classic in 2018 … Finished the 2017-18 season ranked seventh on the Checkers’ all-time goals list (49) … Ranked third all-time with 21 power-play goals and tied for fifth with nine game-winning goals … Had the highest career shooting percentage (21.3) of any Checker with at least 20 games played ... Acquired by Carolina from Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 2016, in exchange for Kris Versteeg.

2017-18

Led the league with 33 goals, which was 10 more than his previous two AHL seasons combined … Also led the league with 17 power-play goals … Set an all-time AHL record with a shooting percentage of 29.5 … Ranked second on the team with a career-best 54 points … Tied for seventh on the team with a career-best 21 assists … Was 2-for-2 in shootouts … Led the Checkers in playoff goals (4), points (6) and power-play goals (3) … Opened the season with a goal in back-to-back games at HFD (10/6) and WBS (10/7) … Set a new career high with four points (2g, 2a), including the game-winning goal, in a 6-4 win at TOR (10/22) … Scored the game-winning goal with 4:33 remaining in regulation as part of a two-point night in a 2-1 win at BEL (11/4) … Had goals and points in three consecutive games (3g, 1a) from 11/3-11/8 … Picked up three points (2g, 1a) vs. LAV on 12/17, extending his goal/point streak to five games (7g, 1a) … Scored a goal at BNG (12/27) to extend his point streak to eight games (9g, 2a) … Scored in overtime as part of a three-point night (2g, 1a) vs. RCH (1/21) … Scored once in regulation and once in the shootout at HFD (1/26) … Represented the Checkers at the AHL All-Star Classic in Utica and tied for the Atlantic Division team lead with four assists during the round-robin tournament on 1/29 … Matched his season/career high with four points (1g, 3a) vs. SPR (2/10) … Had two goals, including the overtime winner, at SPR (3/3) … Scored a game-winning goal for the second consecutive day at HFD (3/4) … Scored three points (2g, 1a) in a 4-3 win vs. HFD (3/9), giving him five goals in his last three games … Recalled to Carolina on 3/19 and made his NHL season debut vs. EDM on 3/20 … Scored two goals and was plus-3 in a 6-5 win vs. ARI (3/22) … Recorded his second consecutive multi-point game with two assists at OTT (3/24) … Scored a goal vs. OTT (3/26) to extend his point streak to three games (3g, 2a) … Reassigned to Charlotte on 4/7 … Picked up a goal and an assist at PRO (4/13) to extend his AHL point streak to a career-long nine games (8g, 5a) … Scored the game-tying goal in the third period of an eventual 3-2 overtime win in Game 1 vs. WBS (4/20) … Had a four-game point streak in the playoffs from 4/26-5/8 (3g, 2a).

2016-17

In his second pro season and first full campaign with the Checkers, ranked fourth on the team with 34 points and was third with 16 goals … Tied for the team lead with 57 penalty minutes … Tied for second on the team with four power-play goals … Tied for the team lead with two shootout goals on three attempts … Recorded his first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist in the 3-0 win vs. GR (10/29) … Put together a season-long, four-game point streak (2g, 3a) from 10/29-11/10 … Fired a season-high seven shots on goal vs. IA (11/26) … Scored three goals in four games from 11/15-11/26 … Had multiple points twice in three outings (1g, 3a) from 1/10-1/14 … Scored three goals and three assists during the Checkers’ three-games-in-three days stretch from 2/17-2/19 … Had 15 points (6g, 9a) in 18 games from 1/10-2/25 … Earned his first NHL recall on 3/8 … Made his NHL debut and scored his first NHL goal vs. NYR (3/9) … Had points in each of the Checkers’ first two playoff games vs. CHI (2a).

2015-16

Made his pro debut at BAK (10/10) … Scored his first goal as a pro at MB (10/17) … Notched a pair of tallies the following game at BAK (10/23), his first pro multi-goal game … Marked a goal and an assist for his second multi-point game of the season vs BAK (12/12) … Put up four points (2g, 2a) over a six-game stretch in January … Acquired by Carolina on 2/28 in exchange for Kris Versteeg and assigned to Charlotte … Missed the next 22 games due to injury … Made his Checkers debut in the final two games of the regular season at LE (4/14 and 4/15).

JUNIOR

Totaled 184 points (84g, 100a) in 162 career QMJHL games with Baie-Comeau and Gatineau ... Helped lead Baie-Comeau to back-to-back QMJHL Finals in 2013 and 2014 ... Tied for 10th in QMJHL playoff scoring in 2014 ... Led all league rookies in goals and points and was named QMJHL Rookie of the Year in 2012-13.

INTERNATIONAL

Has represented Russia in several international tournaments ... Won a bronze medal at the U-20 World Junior Championship in 2014 ... Won a gold medal at the 2012 World U-17 Hockey Challenge alongside future Checkers teammate Sergey Tolchinsky.