|NUMBER:||86||BIRTHDATE:||July 14, 1986 (AGE 28)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 1"||BIRTHPLACE:||Magnitogorsk, Russia|
|WEIGHT:||226||DRAFTED:||TOR / 2006 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Left||ROUND:||2nd (44th overall)|
2013-14: 2nd on Maple Leafs in GWG (tie-4) .. 400th NHL game Feb. 27 at NYI .. 5 GP for Russia at 2014 Olympics - 2 PIMs .. Named to 2014 Russian Olympic Team Jan. 7 .. Missed 12 games (Oct. 5-30) due to ankle injury .. Suffered ankle injury in practice Oct. 4.
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This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.