Who Is Valeri Nichushkin?

By |2013-03-22T17:03:01-04:00March 22nd, 2013|The Journey|


Jonathan Briggins looks at a top prospect for the 2013 Draft.

If you asked a casual hockey fan who the top rated players for the 2013 NHL entry draft are, chances are the most frequent answers would be Portland Winterhawks D-man Seth Jones and the Halifax Mooseheads forward duo of Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin. Take a peak at International Scouting Services March rankings and you’ll see Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin at number two, his second month in a row that he has been directly behind Jones.