Maxim Shalunov

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Maxim Shalunov
Born (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 22)
Chelyabinsk, Russia
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
HC Sibir Novosibirsk
Traktor Chelyabinsk
Rockford Icehogs
Toledo Walleye
NHL Draft 109th overall, 2011
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2010–present
Medal record
Competitor for  Russia
Men's ice hockey
IIHF World U20 Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Russia
IIHF World U18 Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Belarus

Maxim Shalunov (born 31 January 1993) is a Russian professional ice hockey player with the HC Sibir Novosibirsk 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.

Playing Career[edit]

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.[1]

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 2013-2014 season. He started the season with the Rockford Icehogs, the Blackhawks' AHL affiliate. After registering four assists in twenty games with Rockford, Shalunov was assigned to the Toledo Walleye, the Blackhawks' ECHL affiliate.

On July 28, 2014, Shalunov signed a one-year contract with Sibir Novosibirsk of the KHL.[2]


Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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
2010–11 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 6 0 1 1 0
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
2012–13 Chelmet Chelyabinsk VHL 19 2 7 9 10 3 0 0 0 2
2012-13 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Rockford IceHogs AHL 20 0 4 4 8
2013–14 Toledo Walleye ECHL 43 18 16 34 19
KHL totals 7 0 1 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maxim Shalunov". Elite Prospects. 
  2. ^ "Icehogs Offseason Player Tracker". Rockford Icehogs Official Website. August 15, 2014. 

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