|Hometown :||Voskresensk, Russia|
|Date of Birth :||05/30/1990|
2011-12 Season: Recorded three goals and four assists for seven points and two penalty minutes in 39 games with the Los Angeles Kings...Made season debut for the Kings against the Anaheim Ducks on November 16...Collected five goals and 15 assists for 20 points and 10 penalty minutes in 32 games with the Monarchs...Registered a four-game point streak (3-4=7) from October 14-19 with the Monarchs...Tallied three assists for the Monarchs against the Springfield Falcons on October 7...Appeared in two games for the Kings during their 2012 Stanley Cup Championship run, both against the Vancouver Canucks.
Career Highlights: Began the 2010-11 season with the Kings...Recorded seven points (4-3=7) and two penalty minutes in 19 games with the Kings during the 2010-11 season...Scored his first NHL point, the game-winning goal, against the Carolina Hurricanes on October 20, 2010...Tallied 31 points (8-23=31) and six penalty minutes in 34 games with the Monarchs during the 2010-11 campaign...Ranked third on the Monarchs with a plus-16 rating...Sidelined for the remainder of the season after suffering an upper body injury against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on February 25, 2011...Made his NHL debut with the Kings against the Edmonton Oilers on November 25, 2009…Sustained an upper-body injury during his first NHL shift that sidelined him until March 26, 2010…Made his professional debut with the Monarchs against the Albany River Rats on October 3, 2009…Scored a hat trick and added an assist for four points (3-1=4) in his debut…Became the first player in Monarchs history to record a hat trick and four points in their professional debut…Named the Reebok/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending October 4, 2009…Appeared in 16 Calder Cup Playoff games tallying nine points (1-8=9) with the Monarchs in 2010…Ranked eighth in the AHL in rookie scoring during the playoffs...Recorded 66 points (24-42=66), 16 penalty minutes and a plus-28 rating in 51 regular season games with the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires during the 2008-09 season…His 66 points ranked fourth among OHL rookies, while his 24 goals ranked sixth and 42 assists ranked fifth among league freshman…Appeared in 20 playoff games, recording 22 assists and 33 points (11-22=33) to lead OHL rookies (second overall) and two penalty minutes, leading Windsor to the 2009 Memorial Cup Championship…His plus-18 rating in the playoffs led the OHL…His 11 goals in the playoffs tied for first among OHL rookies (fifth overall)…His 11 power play assists in the playoffs tied for first among OHL rookies (tied for second overall)…His seven points (2-5=7) in six Memorial Cup games tied for fifth among all players in the tournament…Selected as the OHL Player of the Week on May 3, 2009 for recording five points (3-2=5) and a plus-5 rating in two games…Made his debut in the Russian Super League during the 2007-08 season, recording one point (0-1=1) in five games.
International: Member of Team Russia at the 2008 Under-18 World Championships held in Russia…Recorded eight points (3-5=8) and 29 penalty minutes in six games, helping Team Russia win the silver medal…His eight points ranked second on the club (tied for seventh in the tournament), while his 29 penalty minutes were tied for second on Russia (tied for 10th in the tournament).
Transactions: Selected by the Kings in the fifth-round (123rd overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft…Inked a three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings on August 27, 2008.