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Evgeny Svechnikov
#77

Position: RW
Date of Birth: 10/31/1996
Height: 6' 3"   Weight: 208 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
Drafted: Detroit's 1st choice, 19th overall, in 2015 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: 2015-16 Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Biography:

 
 
 
 

Third season as a Griffin…Second year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 10/2/15…Reassigned from Cape Breton (QMJHL) by Detroit, 4/24/16…Assigned by Detroit, 10/8/16…Recalled by Detroit, 4/3/17…Assigned by Detroit, 4/5/17...Assigned by Detroit, 10/19/17...Recalled by Detroit, 3/8/18...Assigned by Detroit, 4/4/18.

Career Highlights: Won the 2017 Calder Cup with Grand Rapids…Became the 164th Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL when he debuted with Detroit, 4/3/17 vs. OTT…Recorded an assist in his AHL debut, which came in Game 5 of the Central Division Finals, 5/14/16 GR at LE…Made his professional debut, appearing in three games for Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL during the 2013-14 season.

Svechnikov2016.jpg2016-17: In his first full professional season, ranked third on the Griffins with 51 points (20-31—51)…Placed among the team leaders with 20 goals (4th), 31 assists (2nd), 62 PIM (3rd), six power play goals (T6th) and five game-winning goals (T2nd)…Among rookie skaters in the AHL, placed fourth in points, tied for seventh in goals, ninth in assists, tied for ninth in power play goals and tied for second in game-winning goals…51 points placed fifth among the top single-season rookie scorers in Griffins history…20 goals tied for eighth among the top single-season rookie goal scorers in franchise charts…Became the fifth Griffins rookie skater to amass both 50 points and 20 goals in his initial season…Became the 164th Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL when he debuted with Detroit, 4/3/17 vs. OTT, and notched the shootout-deciding goal…Skated in two games with the Red Wings and averaged 13:08 of ice time…Ranked third among rookies with 12 points (5-7—12) in 19 postseason games and helped Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup…Scored his first professional goal, 10/15/16 at CHI…Logged his first career multi-point game behind a goal and an assist, 12/15/16 at CHI…Notched his first multi-goal game as a pro, 12/21/16 vs. MIL…Recorded a 12-game point streak, 1/20/17-2/17/17, to establish a new record for a point streak by a rookie and tied for the fourth-longest run in franchise history…Tallied a career-high four points with a goal and three assists in the regular season finale, 4/15/17 at MIL…Posted three assists during a 6-3 win in Game 4 of the Central Division Finals, 5/8/17 vs. CHI. 2015-16: Appeared in two Calder Cup Playoff games with the Griffins, tallying one point (0-1—1)…Recorded an assist while making his AHL debut in Game 5 of the Central Division Finals, 5/14/16 at LE…In 50 games with Cape Breton (QMJHL), ranked among the team leaders with 79 points (3rd), 32 goals (3rd), 47 assists (2nd), plus-26 rating (5th), 13 power play goals (1st), 14 power play assists (5th)…Also placed among the league leaders in points (T18th), assists (17th) and power play goals (T8th)…Notched two goals and two assists in the season opener, 9/25/15 vs. BAT…Logged a six-game point streak while recording at least one goal in each contest (7-3—10), 10/18/15-10/30/15…Used a four-assist game, 11/4/15 vs. CHI, to commence a nine-game point streak (5-15—20), 11/4/15-11/28/15…Potted a hat trick including the game-winning goal, 11/21/15…Tallied a goal and three assists, 1/16/16 vs. BAT…Scored two goals and picked up an assist, 1/23/16 at SNB…Netted a pair of assists, 1/31/16 at HAL, to start a four-game point streak (3-6—9), 1/31/16-2/10/16…Potted a power play goal and the game-winner, 2/14/16 at VIC…Tallied an assist, 2/26/16 at ROU, to start a five-game point streak (4-5—9), 2/26/16-3/11/16…Passed out four assists in the season finale, 3/18/16 vs. SNB…In 13 postseason contests, tied for second on the team with 15 points (4-11—15) and tied for first with 11 assists…Recorded an eight-game point streak to begin the postseason (2-10—12), 3/25/16-4/9/16. 2014-15: As a rookie with Cape Breton, played in 55 games and ranked among the team leaders with 78 points (3rd), 32 goals (3rd), 46 assists (T1st), 10 power play goals (3rd), 16 power play assists (T3rd) and a plus-19 rating (2nd)…Among rookies in the QMJHL, ranked second in points, third in goals and fourth in assists…Registered a goal and two assists in the season opener, 9/12/14 at MON, to jumpstart a nine-game point streak (5-12—17), 9/12/14-10/4/14…Passed out three assists, 11/9/14 at BAT…Tallied back-to-back three-point games, 1/7/15 vs. GAT and 1/9/15 at BAT…Closed the season on a 10-game point streak, accumulating 22 points (9-13—22) in that time including eight multi-point efforts. 2013-14: Recorded 27 points (14-13—27) and 68 PIM in 29 games for Bars Kazan Jr….Contributed five points (4-1—5) in six postseason contests…Made his professional debut, appearing in three games for Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League. 2012-13: Appeared in 34 regular season games with Bars Kazan Jr. and totaled 18 points (9-9—18) and 34 PIM…Skated in four postseason contests and added two points (1-1—2)…In six games with Irbis Kazan Jr., chipped in four points (2-2—4).

Personal:
Lives in Kazan, Russia…Has a younger brother, Andrei, who plays for the Barrie Colts…Best friend in hockey is Maxim Tretiak…Greatest hockey memories are winning the 2017 Calder Cup and scoring the game-winning shootout goal for the Red Wings…Started playing hockey at the age of five as a forward…Hockey nicknames are Geno and Svech…Hockey idol as a youth was Pavel Bure…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his mom and dad…First job was unloading trucks…Proudest achievement is scoring with the Red Wings and playing in the NHL…Supports hospitals and Boys & Girls Clubs…Most exciting place he’s visited is Las Vegas…An interesting fact about him is he likes to help people…Also speaks Russian and French…Growing up, also played basketball, volleyball, ping pong and tennis…Most famous non-hockey person he’s met is Vladimir Putin…Favorite foods are salmon, sweet potatoes and mushrooms…Favorite movie is 21…Favorite television show is Cops…Enjoys vacationing in Las Vegas and The Bahamas…Favorite college teams are the Harvard Crimson and Michigan Wolverines…Least favorite college teams are the Michigan State Spartans and Notre Dame Fighting Irish…Favorite sport to watch other than hockey is ping pong.
 

AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 74, 2016-17 Assist Streak: 4, 1/28/17-2/8/17
Goals: 20, 2016-17 Point Streak: 12, 1/20/17-2/17/17
Assists: 31, 2016-17 Goals, Game: 2, twice (MR: 1/13/17 GR at MIL)
Points: 51, 2016-17 Assists, Game: 3, 4/15/17 GR at MIL
PIM: 62, 2016-17 Points, Game:  4, 4/15/17 GR at MIL
Goal Streak: 2, twice (MR: 1/20/17-1/21/17) PIM, Game: 6, twice (MR: 2/17/17 GR vs. SA)
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 5/14/16 GR at LE (playoffs) NHL Game: 4/3/17 DET vs. OTT
AHL Point: 5/14/16 GR at LE (assist, playoffs) NHL Point: N/A
AHL Goal: 10/15/16 GR at CHI (Ville Husso) NHL Goal: N/A

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2012-13 Irbis Kazan Jr. Rus.-Jr. B 6 2 2 4 6 -- -- -- -- --
  Bars Kazan Jr. Russia-Jr. 34 9 9 18 34 4 1 1 2 2
2013-14 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
  Bars Kazan Jr. Russia-Jr. 29 14 13 27 68 6 4 1 5 14
2014-15 Cape Breton QMJHL 55 32 46 78 70 7 1 6 7 14
2015-16 Cape Breton QMJHL 50 32 47 79 97 13 4 11 15 8
  Grand Rapids AHL -- -- -- -- -- 2 0 1 1 0
2016-17 Grand Rapids AHL 74 20 31 51 62 19 5 7 12 20
  Detroit NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
  NHL TOTALS  2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 74 20 31 51 62 21 5 8 13 20
  PRO TOTALS  79 20 31 51 62 21 5 8 13 20

Goalies

# Name POS
35 Pat Nagle G

Defensemen

# Name POS
14 Trevor Hamilton D
17 Marcus Crawford D

Forwards

# Name POS
15 Turner Elson C/LW
19 Carter Camper C
45 Colin Campbell RW
53 Trevor Yates C
55 Matthew Ford RW
65 Dominik Shine RW

Detroit Red Wings

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
4 Libor Sulak D
9 Vili Saarijarvi D
13 Filip Hronek D
18 Brian Lashoff D
44 Dennis Cholowski D
52 Dylan McIlrath D
23 Dominic Turgeon C
25 Axel Holmstrom C/LW
29 Dylan Sadowy LW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW