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Dallas Stars Prospects: Denis Gurianov

Denis Gurianov
Position: Right Wing
Height/Weight: 6-3/200 pounds
Shoots: Left
Born: June 7, 1997
Birthplace: Togliatti, Russia
Acquired: Drafted in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft

2017-18

Playing for the Texas Stars of the AHL in his second full season in North America.

Background

Made the jump to North America in 2016-17, registering 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) in 57 games for the Texas Stars of the AHL. Made his NHL debut in the regular season finale for the Dallas Stars, recording no points. He played for Russia at the 2017 World Junior Championship, picking up seven points (four goals, three assists) in seven games. Scored the overtime winner in the bronze medal game at the tournament. Played in the KHL in 2015-16, recording five points (four goals, one assist) in 47 games. Also, tallied six points (four goals, two assists) in seven games in Russian juniors during 2015-16 season.

Scouting Report

Speedy, skilled winger who is especially impressive driving the net off the rush. Has a good shott that he can get off quickly. Ability to finish has been inconsistent. Possesses good size and strength and can play with a bit of an edge. Responsible defensively.

Quotable

“He’s got great speed. He’s a big man, big body. His speed is as good as anybody. He gets on pucks. He uses his speed to intercept pucks. You go down there and watch him play, and a lot of times you’ll see him get two or three breakaways in a game.” – Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill

Stats

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 Lada Togliatti U18Russia U184 5 16 4|Playoffs7 8 513
  Ladia TogliattiMHL37 7 916 6|        
  Russia U17WHC-176 3 25 2|        
 2014-2015 Lada TogliattiKHL8 0 11 2|        
  Ladia TogliattiMHL23 15 1025 39|Playoffs4 3 14 12 
  Russia U18 |WJAC-19|WJAC-195 3 14 2|        
  Russia U18WJC-185 6 17 4|        
  Russia U18 (all)International-Jr12 7 18 33|        
 2015-2016 Lada TogliattiKHL47 4 15 6|        
  Ladia TogliattiMHL7 4 26 4|        
 2016-2017 Dallas StarsNHL1 0 00 0|        
  Texas StarsAHL57 12 1527 15|        
  Russia U20WJC-207 4 37 2|        
 2017-2018 Texas StarsAHL24 2 79 4|        

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