Russian defender who scored 22 goals to go along with 47 assists in 60 games for the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings during the 2014-15 season. He was drafted seventh overall by the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers in 2015.
He competed for Russia in the 2014 World Junior U-18 Championship, helping the team finish 5th.
He first played in America with the USHL's Cedar Rapids RoughRiders during the 2013-14 season.
He was born in Taroslavl, Russia.
He and Noah Hanifin were the first two defenders off the board in the 2015 NHL Draft.