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Valeri Nichushkin

Born:March 4, 1995Draft:2013 Stars, 10th overall
Hometown:Chelyabinsk, RussiaPosition:RW
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Russia

Valeri Ivanovich Nichushkin (born March 4, 1995) currently plays for the Colorado Avalanche. He was selected by the Dallas Stars in the first round, 10th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Nichushkin played for Dallas from 2013-2016, and then played for CSKA Moscow in the KHL for two seasons before returning to the Stars for the 2018-19 campaign. He signed as a free agent with the Avalanche in 2019.

Colorado Avalanche Valeri Nichushkin Nashville Predators Rocco Grimaldi
Colorado Avalanche Valeri Nichushkin tries to keep the puck from Nashville Predators center Rocco Grimaldi (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Achievements

  • U17 WHC Gold Medal — 2012
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2013
  • World Championships Bronze Medal — 2017

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