From one of the smallest players in the draft class to one of the biggest.
He was 4th among regular defensemen on his team in ice time, with 16:30 per game on Yekaterinburg at just 19.
Despite his size he can actually move pretty well. He's not afraid to play the body at all and has a cannon for a slapshot.
As with any defender at this age he still needs refinement in his positioning and decision making, but he has a really high upside. Played internationally for the first time ever at WJC and was the Russian's second best defender after fo