2018 NHL Entry Draft Prospect

Grigori Denisenko

GRIGORI DENISENKORussia

Current Team: Yaroslavl Loko (MHL)

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Vital Statistics

Position: LW • Height: 5-10½ • Weight: 163 • Shoots: Left
Birthdate: June 24, 2000 • Hometown: Novosibirsk, Russia

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous Team: Yaroslavl (Russia U16/U17)
MHL Debut: Sept. 19, 2016 (Yaroslavl at Mytischi)
First MHL Goal: Nov. 14, 2016 (Yaroslavl at St. Petersburg SKA-1946)

IN THE NEWS:
Made Russia's Hlinka Roster (in Russian)
Gets Noticed at Under-17's (in Russian)
Hot Stick for Under-17 Team (in Russian)
Called Up from Junior Squad (in Russian)

Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "More of a shooter than a passer, and likes to shoot from anywhere in the offensive zone. Even as a shoot-first type of forward, he has good enough playmaking skills to make diversified plays in the offensive zone and make himself more challenging to defend against for the opposing team. He's quick and also has very good shiftiness, with a capacity to avoid hits and change directions quickly. Denisenko will need to get stronger in the next couple of years." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)