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2008 NHL Draft: Dmitri Kugryshev

Thursday, 06.12.2008 / 3:28 PM ET / 2008 NHL Draft
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2008 NHL Draft: Dmitri Kugryshev
Leading up to the 2008 draft, will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. Could the Panthers draft one of these players with their pick in the second round or might they move up to grab one of these top players to further bolster their system and hope they contribute to the big club one day?

Each week day, we'll take a look at three prospects and get Panthers Director of Amateur Scouting Scott Luce's opinion on each of them.

2008 NHL Entry Draft Site

    Dmitri Kugryshev
    Rank: No. 10 (European)
    Position: Right Wing
    Height/Weight: 5-11, 183 pounds
    D.O.B: Jan. 18, 1990

Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 CSKA 2 Russia-3 35 29 29 58 16


Helped Team Russia capture bronze medal at 2008 World Junior Championships, playing in all seven games and posting four points (1-3). Also won silver medal at 2008 IIHF Under-18 World Championships, posting three points (2-1) in three games.


Is a skilled winger with good vision and the ability to make plays under pressure. Needs to improve physical presence and overall speed, but work ethic and balance on skates make him an effective winger.


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