He was ranked as the top drafted Russian goalie. (HF)
1/26/15 | 5:14PM: The Rangers have sent through a prospect spotlight on 2014 fourth round pick Igor Shesterkin.
Shesterkin captured a silver medal while representing Team Russia t the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship. In the tournament, he posted a 1.98 GAA and a .938 save percentage and he was named one of Russia's top three players in the competition.
This season in Russia, Shesterkin has a record of:
- KHL: 2-0-2 with a GAA of 2.45 and save percentage of .908
- MHL: 2-0-1 with a GAA of 2.26 and a save percentage of .934
- VHL: 3-3-2 with a GAA of 1.71 and a save percentage of .943
Scouting Report: "he's calm and confident in goal, and he does an excellent job at tracking the puck. He has the potential to be a No. 1 goaltender in the NHL." -- Rich Brown, Rangers Amateur scout
To see the rest of the Rangers prospect report, visit NewYorkRangers.com