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Valeri Nichushkin
European Skater
Chelyabinsk, RUSSIA
Final Rank:  2 Midterm Rank:  4
Position:  Right Wing Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  196
Born:  4 March 1995    
Birthplace:  Chelyabinsk, RUS
Drafted:  DAL (1st Round / 10th Overall)
• Playing in his home country at the 2013 World Junior Championship, Nichushkin finished with two points (1-1--2), including the winner 95 seconds into overtime in the bronze-medal game versus Canada.

• Nichushkin recorded seven points (4-3--7) in six games at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship in Sochi, Russia.

• He won a gold medal with Russia at the 2012 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge, recording nine points (5-4--9) to finish second on the team and fifth overall in tournament scoring.

• His good friend Pavel Buchnevich, the No. 10-ranked European skater by Central Scouting, has said that the 6’4” winger is “a really good person and really likes music. Everywhere he goes, he wears earphones … even in the shower.”

NEWS


NICHUSHKIN LOOKING TO ANSWER DOUBTERS AT COMBINE (click here)

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2011-2012
CHELYABINSK 2
RUSSIA-JR.
38
4
6
10
6
2012-2013
CHELMET
RUSSIA-2
15
8
2
10
4
2012-2013
CHELYABINSK
RUSSIA
18
4
2
6
0
2012-2013
CHELYABINSK 2
RUSSIA-JR.
9
4
4
8
0
2012-2013
RUS (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
6
1
1
2
25




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