2017 NHL Entry Draft

Alexei Toropchenko

ALEXEI TOROPCHENKORussia

ST. LOUIS • ROUND: 4 OVERALL: 113

 

Previous Team: Balashikha HK MVD (MHL)

Hockey Draft Central Ranking: No. 111

Vital Statistics

Position: RW • Height: 6-3 • Weight: 187 • Shoots: Left
Birthdate: June 25, 1999 • Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous: Moscow Dynamo (Russia U16/U17); Balashikha (VHL)
CHL Import Draft: 2017 by Guelph (Round 1, No. 4 Overall)
MHL Debut: Sept. 22, 2015 (Balashikha vs. Raubichi)
First MHL Goal: Dec. 8, 2015 (Balashikha at Moscow Spartak MHK)

IN THE NEWS:
Assist vs. USA at World U-18's (in Russian)
Picked for MHL's All-Star Game (in Russian)
Played for Russians in 2016 Hlinka Tourney

Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "A potential power forward with surprising, creative play-making ability. Shows good hockey smarts and plays with energy, but consistency and ability to play against older opponents still in question." (McKeen's Draft Preview)

• "Made his first big impression on the scouts in February at the Five Nations Cup. ... "Torpedo" demonstrated a powerful stride and honest work-ethic at the U-18 in addition to showing off some deft passing skills." (Recrutes.ca)

• "Has great size and has decent mobility for a player of his stature. .... He does not shy away from contact and he does not hesitate when retrieving pucks in any area of the ice. His best asset may be his will to win puck battles and drive the net." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)