Valeri Nichushkin

Valeri Nichushkin

G
7
A
5
Pts
12
+/-
1
PPP
6
SOG
26
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 4"/210 lbs
Born: Chelyabinsk, Russia
Draft: 2013 1st round (10th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • The Canadian Press

    Capitals, Flyers, Avalanche handling injury woes differently

    Long before training camp, the Washington Capitals knew they would be without Tom Wilson and Nicklas Backstrom for at least the first few months of the season. Before stepping on the ice, they learned Carl Hagelin would be out long term, as well. The Caps prepared for that by trading for Connor Brown and signing Dylan Strome. What they didn't prepare for was losing Brown to a torn ACL — the same injury Wilson is recovering from — and being without T.J. Oshie and Dmitry Orlov for an extended peri

  • The Canadian Press

    MacKinnon, Compher score 2 apiece, Avs beat Sabres 6-4

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and J.T. Compher scored two goals apiece to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 6-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. MacKinnon added three assists and Compher had two helpers for the Avalanche, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Artturi Lehkonen and Mikko Rantanen also scored for Colorado, and Alexandar Georgiev made 24 saves. “He’s the leader for us every night and drives the bus, and he did it again tonight,” Compher said about MacKinnon