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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:  March 4, 1995    
Birthplace:  Chelyabinsk, RUS
• Playing in his home country at the 2013 World Junior Championship, Nichushkin finished with two points (1-1--2), including the winner 95 seconds into overtime in the bronze-medal game versus Canada.

• Nichushkin recorded seven points (4-3--7) in six games at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship in Sochi, Russia.

• He won a gold medal with Russia at the 2012 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge, recording nine points (5-4--9) to finish second on the team and fifth overall in tournament scoring.

• His good friend Pavel Buchnevich, the No. 10-ranked European skater by Central Scouting, has said that the 6’4” winger is “a really good person and really likes music. Everywhere he goes, he wears earphones … even in the shower.”

NEWS


NICHUSHKIN LOOKING TO ANSWER DOUBTERS AT COMBINE (click here)

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2011-2012
CHELYABINSK 2
RUSSIA-JR.
38
4
6
10
6
2012-2013
CHELMET
RUSSIA-2
15
8
2
10
4
2012-2013
CHELYABINSK
RUSSIA
18
4
2
6
0
2012-2013
CHELYABINSK 2
RUSSIA-JR.
9
4
4
8
0
2012-2013
RUS (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
6
1
1
2
25




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 20 14 4 2 72 46 30
3 NYI 21 15 6 0 69 57 30
4 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
5 DET 21 11 5 5 59 52 27
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 22 9 10 3 53 63 21
12 FLA 19 7 6 6 41 51 20
13 PHI 20 8 9 3 57 61 19
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 21 8 12 -4 20
B. Nelson 21 10 9 5 19
K. Okposo 21 5 14 -1 19
R. Strome 21 4 11 9 15
J. Boychuk 20 2 11 7 13
F. Nielsen 21 5 7 5 12
N. Kulemin 21 4 7 0 11
N. Leddy 21 5 4 8 9
M. Grabovski 18 4 5 5 9
J. Bailey 13 3 4 5 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 10 4 0 .922 2.23
C. Johnson 5 2 0 .876 3.33

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