Weight: 197 lbs
Birthday: December 20, 1978
Hometown: Voskresensk, Russia
Draft Team: Montreal
Draft Year: 1998
Cap Hit: $5,750,000
Strengths: Good mobile puck mover with a strong shot. Runs the top
powerplay exceptionally well. Positionally sound in the defensive zones and
very good with his stick.
Weaknesses: Has a tendency to pass off even in a prime shooting lane while his
physical game is merely adequate. Multiple knee injuries are also
becoming worrisome and have really affected his skating.
Projected Role: Top-4 defenceman
Last updated: October 2014