Hockey forwards who won silver on the 2014 Glaciers Hockey Globe Championships as an associate from the Russian squad. He’s most widely known to NHL supporters as an associate from the Atlanta Thrashers, with whom he transferred to Winnipeg if they became the Jets in 2011. He was created in Kazan and performed for the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey Group prior to making his NHL debut in Oct 2010. He agreed upon with Ak Pubs Kazan from the Kontinental Hockey Group for the 2103-14 period after feuding with Jets mind trainer Claude Noel. His dad and brother had been both hockey players. His mom was a dancer. He and Evander Kane are both previous first-round draft picks from the Atlanta Thrashers.