In the NHL, every fall brings opportunity. It is the start of a new season when over 60 players from every organization are invited to challenge to make an impression. Whether it be the old (Theo Fleury) or the new (Nazem Kadri), there have been a slew of players from all backgrounds trying to make it onto their big club this fall. In both cases, the stories are great. But there is one category that is most intriguing: the virtually unknown player that comes into camp and dominates...Sergei Shirokov. Shirokov was drafted in the sixth round by the Vancouver Canucks in 2006. He entered Canucks training camp fresh off of a successful season in the KHL, where he helped CSKA Moscow to a 35-11-3-7 record, which was good for fifth in the league. Shirokov scored 41 points (17 goals), to lea ...
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