|NUMBER:||27||BIRTHDATE:||February 24, 1973 (AGE 41)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Togliatti, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||222||DRAFTED:||NYR / 1991 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||1st (15th overall)|
2012-13: Scored GW goal Jan. 31 vs WPG...Scored a goal and added two assists in his Panthers debut Jan. 19 vs. CAR.
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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.