Professional hockey forward who was selected in the third round of the 2013 NHL Draft by the New York Rangers.
Before his career in the NHL, he played in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League for the Severstal Cherepovets.
In 2016, he signed a three year contract with the New York Rangers.
He was born and raised in Cherepovets, Russia.
In 2016, he played for the Rangers under head coach Alain Vigneault.