Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators
Grigory Shafigulin
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POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 185
BIRTHDATE: 01/13/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Chelyabinsk, RUS
DRAFTED: NSH: 2003-98 overall
CAREER NOTES: Spent his first full season with Nizhny Novgorod (KHL) in 2009-10, tying for third on the club in penalty minutes (62)… Split the 2008-09 season between Vityaz Chekhov and Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL… Ranked second on the club in penalty minutes (112) with Ak Bars Kazan (Russia) in 2007-08… Tied for the team lead in games played (54) and playoff goals (3) with Yaroslavl (Russia) in 2006-07… Played parts of six seasons for Yaroslavl and Yaroslavl’s junior team from 2001-07… Won a silver medal with Russia at the 2005 World Junior Championships… Played for Russia in the 2004 World Junior Championships… Played for Russia at the 2003 World U-18 Championships… After opening the 2002-03 season with Yaroslavl-2, became a regular contributor in the playoffs for Russian Super League champion Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.