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Mikhail Grigorenko

Born:May 16, 1994Draft:2012 Sabres, 12th Overall
Hometown:Khabarovsk, RUSPosition:C/LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Russia

Mikhail Olegovich Grigorenko (born 16 May 1994) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing under contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Born and raised in Russia, Grigorenko moved to North America in 2011 and joined the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). After one season in Quebec, he was selected in the first round, 12th overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres. Grigorenko was also selected by CSKA Moscow in the first round, eighth overall, of the 2011 KHL Junior Draft. He has previously played in the NHL with the Sabres and the Colorado Avalanche.

Mikhail Grigorenko made the Buffalo Sabres out of camp. (Aaron Bell/CHL Images)

Mikhail Grigorenko Statistics

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Achievements

  • Russia U17 Bronze Medal — 2009-10
  • EYOF Gold Medal — 2010-11
  • MHL Champion — 2010-11
  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal — 2010-11
  • U18 WJC Most Assists (14) — 2010-11
  • CHL Rookie of the Year — 2011-12
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2011-12
  • QMJHL All-Rookie Team — 2011-12
  • QMJHL Best Professional Prospect (Mike Bossy Trophy) — 2011-12
  • QMJHL First All-Star Team — 2011-12
  • QMJHL Most Goals by Rookie (40) — 2011-12
  • QMJHL Most Points by Rookie (85) — 2011-12
  • QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (Michel Bergeron Trophy) — 2011-12
  • QMJHL Rookie of the Year — 2011-12
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal — 2011-12
  • Jr Super Series Champion — 2012-13
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2012-13
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2012-13
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2013-14
  • AHL Player of the Week (Jan. 18) — 2014-15
  • KHL Forward of the Week (Gagarin Cup Semifinals) — 2017-18
  • Olympic Gold Medal — 2017-18
  • KHL First All-Star Team — 2018-19
  • KHL Forward of the Month (April) — 2018-19
  • KHL Forward of the Week (Gagarin Cup Finals) — 2018-19
  • KHL Gagarin Cup Champion — 2018-19
  • KHL Playoffs Most Goals (13) — 2018-19
  • KHL Playoffs Most Points (21) — 2018-19
  • World Championship Bronze Medal — 2018-19

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