NHL Draft: An In-Depth Look at Alex Burmistrov

Posted: 11th June 2010 by Todd Cordell in NHL
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With the NHL draft now only a few weeks away, I am going to take a look at top prospect Alex Burmistrov, at the pros and cons of his game and where he might end up...   Pros: Alex Burmistrov is a take flight prospect for a few reasons, one of which is his world class speed. I watched him play live for the Barrie Colts (OHL) and his speed always seemed to stand out, also his hands are just outstanding. Every time he touched the puck you got the feeling that he was going to make a play whether they scored or not. Another thing that scouts really like about Alex Burmistrov is that he will play the PK and is not afraid to block shots. I am not saying he will block shots for fun, but he will not back down. What has every NHL team interested in him is the fact that he is committe ...

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