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CALGARY HITMEN SELECT RUSSIAN ALEXANDER GOGOLEV IN SECOND ROUND OF CHL IMPORT DRAFT

Calgary, AB – Calgary Hitmen General Manager, Executive VP and Alternate Governor Kelly Kisio announced today the selection of Alexander Gogolev with their second round pick in the 2011 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.

Gogolev, a 19-year-old 5’11” 173 lbs. right winger split this past season between MHC Spartak and the Kontinental Hockey League. 

“Our scouts watched Alexander play at the 2009 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Port Alberni, BC where he finished fourth in team scoring,” said Kisio.  “He’s a smart player with good skills who also plays with a gritty edge.”

ALEXANDER GOGOLEV – RIGHT WING

NATION:   Russian   BIRTHDATE:  May 18, 1992

HEIGHT:     5’11”      WEIGHT:     173 lbs.

DID YOU KNOW?  Gogolev was named to the MHL All-Star Team this past season.

Player Regular Season Stats

Team

League

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2009-09 Russia U17

WCH-17

5

3

3

6

4

2009-10 MHC Spartak

MHL

45

13

31

44

66

2010-11 Spartat Moskva

KHL

3

0

0

0

0

2010-11 MHC Spartak

MHL

43

19

23

42

111

Earlier today in the first round, third overall, the Hitmen drafted 18-year-old Victor Rask from Sweden.  The 6’2” 196 lbs. centre, was a second round pick of the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

 


 

VICTOR RASK – CENTRE

NATION:   Sweden   BIRTHDATE:  March 1, 1993

HEIGHT:     6’2”      WEIGHT:     196 lbs.

DID YOU KNOW?  Rask had five points (2g 3a) in six games helping Sweden win a Silver medal this past April at the 2011 World Under-18 Championship.

Player Regular Season Stats

Team

League

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2009-10 Leksand J20

SuperElit

39

22

19

41

35

2010-11 Leksand

Allsvenskan (Pro)

37

5

6

11

8

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