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This past season in the KHL, Rangers prospect Igor Shesterkin was 20-4-4 with a 1.70 GAA and 93.3% save percentage.

In all of his time, including playoffs, in the KHL, Shesterkin is 60-16-15 with a 1.87 GAA and 93% save percentage.

Shesterkin has split time the past two seasons in SKA with Mikko Koskinen but Koskinen has left the KHL and signed with the Oilers.

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Rangers prospect Igor Shesterkin stopped all 23 shots that he faced in a 4-0 shutout of Slovakia in the World Championships.

  • Shesterkin has made three appearances for Russia in the tournament, stopping all 45 shots he has faced in his 140 minutes played.

Pavel Buchnevich appeared to skate on the fourth line for Russia and only played 4:30, with one shot on goal.

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Igor Shesterkin stopped 18 of 18 shots in Russia's World Championship win over Belarus.

Shesterkin was making his first start of the tournament and stopped 4 shots in the first, 6 in the second and 8 in the third.

Shesterkin has made two appearances in the tournament, stopping all 22 shots he has faced.

Pavel Buchnevich played 13:32 in the game, didn't register a point and had 1 shot on goal.

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Pavel Buchnevich & Igor Shesterkin have been named to Russia's team for the World Championships. (Sports.RU)

Buchnevich and Shesterkin join fellow Rangers Chris Kreider and Neal Pionk (Team USA), Mika Zibanejad and Lias Andersson (Sweden) & Filip Chytil (Czech Republic).

Vlad Namestnikov wanted to play but is dealing with an injury.

The tournament begins on Friday in Denmark.

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Igor Shesterkin has been named to Russia's Olympic team for the coming games in South Korea.

Elliotte Friedman wrote in late September that the Rangers are "quietly thrilled" that Shesterkin is making a case to start for Russia in the Olympics and noted that his coach in the KHL is also the coach of the Olympic team. (Sportsnet)

Chris Peters wrote in mid-November that Shesterkin has been a big part of SKA being the best team in the KHL (ESPN Insider)

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