Completed his first season in the OHL with Sault Ste. Marie, totaling 51 points (26g, 25a)… Ranked second among OHL rookies in goals (26) and tied for third in points (51)… Was fourth among Greyhounds skaters in goals and tied for second on the team in power-play goals (8)… Had 12 multi-point games… Scored his first OHL goal just 7:45 into his OHL debut vs. Plymouth (9/21)… Had points in eight of his first nine OHL games, including a two-goal effort vs. Kitchener (10/5)… Netted a pair of goals at Owen Sound (11/10)… Had a season-high, seven-game point streak from 2/16-3/3 (6g, 7a), including a career-high three assists at Mississauga (2/24)… Totaled four points (2g, 2a) in six OHL playoff games, as the Greyhounds fell to Owen Sound in the opening round.
Signed with the Hurricanes as a free agent on 8/22/13… Had 51 points (26g, 25a) in 62 career Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games with Sault Ste. Marie entering the 2013-14 season… Has represented Russia in a number of international tournaments, winning a gold medal at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge… Scored a hat trick, including a shorthanded penalty shot, to lead Russia to a 7-4 win against the United States in the title game, and was named to the tournament’s All-Star Team… Had four points (3g, 1a) and was plus-5 for Russia at the 2013 U18 World Junior Championship… Also played for Russia at the 2012 U18 Five Nations Cup and the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament… Spent the 2011-12 season with CKSA Moscow of the Russian Junior League (MHL), totaling 34 points (19g, 15a) and registering a plus-17 rating… Had four points (2g, 2a) in 15 MHL playoff games, as CKSA Moscow advanced to the 2012 Kharlamov Cup Final before falling to Omsk… Selected by Sault Ste. Marie in the first round (12th overall) of 2012 CHL Import Draft.