• Date of birth: may 16, 1994, Khabarovsk, Russia.

    2012-in the NHL draft, he was selected in the first round by the Buffalo Sabres with the number 12 overall.

    January 20, 2013-made his NHL Debut.

    He scored his first NHL goal on January 29, 2013 against the Toronto maple leafs.

    2015-signed a one-year contract with Colorado for $675,000.

    2016-extended his contract with the avalanches for another year for $ 1.3 million.

    2017-signed a contract with CSKA.

    PROGRESS

    2011-Kharlamov Cup Winner (MHL champion). Bronze medalist of the Junior world championship.

    2012-Silver medalist of the world youth championship. Best rookie of the year CHL and QMJHL. The best promising player QMJHL.

    Best offensive rookie QMJHL.

    2013, 2014-Bronze medalist of the world youth championship.