31 January 1993 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||224 lb (102 kg; 16 st 0 lb)|
|NHL Draft||109th overall, 2011
Maxim Shalunov (born 31 January 1993) is a Russian professional ice hockey player with the HC CSKA Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Shalunov was selected in the 4th round (109th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was born in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Shalunov grew up playing youth hockey in Russia.
During the 2010–11 MHL season, Shalunov played with the Belye Medvedi, the Junior Hockey League (MHL) team, which contains hockey players from the school affiliated with the Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL team. He also played six games with Traktor in the KHL during the 2010–11 KHL season.
After being drafted by the Blackhawks, Shalunov returned to Russia and played the 2011–12 MHL season with Belye Medvedi. During the 2012-2013 season, Shalunov's time was divided between Belye Medvedi as well as Traktor's VHL team, Chelmet Chelyabinsk. He also played one game with Traktor.
Shalunov played in North America during the 2013–14 season. He started the season with the Rockford IceHogs, the Blackhawks' American Hockey League affiliate. After registering four assists in twenty games with Rockford, Shalunov was assigned to the Toledo Walleye, the Blackhawks' ECHL affiliate where he contributed with 18 goals and 34 points in 43 games.
After the 2016–17 season, his third year with Novosibirsk, Shalunov was traded along with Sergei Shumakov and Konstantin Okulov to CSKA Moscow in exchange for Alexander Sharov and financial compensation on the opening day of free agency on May 1, 2017.
Regular season and playoffs
|2009–10||Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk||MHL||3||2||3||5||12||4||6||1||7||6|
|2010–11||Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk||MHL||39||22||14||36||42||5||1||6||7||2|
|2011–12||Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk||MHL||48||30||30||60||60||6||3||5||8||8|
|2012–13||Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk||MHL||7||3||7||10||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|Men's ice hockey|
|IIHF World U20 Championship|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
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- "IceHogs set opening night roster". Rockford IceHogs. 2013-10-03. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
- "Icehogs Offseason Player Tracker". Rockford IceHogs. 2014-08-15. Retrieved 2014-08-15.
- "Exchange with CSKA" (in Russian). HC Sibir Novosibirsk. 2017-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-01.