Russian-born hockey participant who began taking part in for the Nationwide Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs team in 2008. He as well as the Maple Leafs received several team honours in 2006, like the Tampere Glass, Karjala Glass, Channel One Glass, as well as the Ceska Pojist’ovna Glass. His Russian group received the Russian Super Little league Tournament in 2007, of which stage he was called MVP from the Super Little league. He authorized a 2.8 million each year renewal contract using the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2012. He and his wife became parents to two kids: Alexei (given birth to 2009) and Daniella (given birth to 2012). He was the next Russian (after Alexander Mogilny) to rating thirty goals inside a time of year of play with the Toronto Maple Leafs.