2018 NHL Entry Draft Prospect

Sergey Popov

SERGEY POPOVRussia

Current Team: Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

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Vital Statistics

Position: LW • Height: 5-10 • Weight: 160 • Shoots: Left
Birthdate: March 27, 2000 • Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous Team: Toronto Jr. Canadians (Ontario Ban.)
OHL Priority Selection: 2016 by Kingston (Round 2, No. 38 Overall)
OHL Debut: Sept. 23, 2016 (Kingston vs. Sarnia)
First OHL Goal: Oct. 23, 2016 (Kingston at Flint)

IN THE NEWS:
Drafted After High-Scoring GTHL Season
Faced Discrimination in Minor Hockey
Moved to Canada from Russia at Age 14

Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "Has good hockey sense. ... He was able to read and react -- allowing him to get to where he needed to be. With the puck on his stick, Sergey has excellent hands and can beat defenders with his puck skills. His skating needs some improvements, but his hands are able to get him out of trouble with the puck. He likes to take the puck to the net with skill and can score and set up his linemates. ... With increased ice time, there will be the expectations of increased productivity." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)