|Birth Place:||Novopolotsk, Belarus|
|Acquired:||NHL Entry Draft|
|Draft Team & Year:||Montreal Canadiens in 2005|
|Strengths:||Like his older brother, Sergei has
great offensive abilities. He can shoot, skate, stick handle, and pass. He’s
also been known to play physical.
|Weaknesses:||Needs to add some size and
strength so that injuries will not be a concern in the future. Will continue
to work his defensive game as he gets more comfortable with the North
|Projected Role:||Kostitsyn has top-6 forward potential.|
Sergei Kostitsyn really made a name for himself last season when he put up
78 points, including 26 goals, in 63 games as a rookie with the OHL’s London
Knights. Kostitsyn will look to build on that success this year while also
playing more of a leadership role with the team.
In his second season with the London Knights, Kostitsyn has been named