17 Nikita Kashirsky
17 Nikita Kashirsky
Height: 6-0
Weight: 191
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Position: F
Bats/Throws: Walpole Stars (EJHL)

2007-08: Played in 28 games during a very productive junior season ... ranked second on the team in goals (20), assists (22) and points (42) ... led the squad with six game-winning goals ... had a knack for scoring big goals ... selected to the All-ECAC East first team ... named an RBK All-American (second team) ... tabbed ECAC East "Player of the Week" once.

2006-07: Saw ice time in all 28 games as a sophomore ... ranked second on the team with 17 goals ... added nine assists ... tied for third on the squad with 26 points ... led the team with eight power play goals ... tied for the team lead with four game-winning goals ... also chipped in a short-handed tally.

2005-06: Played in all 29 games ... scored 19 goals and handed out 23 assists ... scored five power play goals and four game-winning goals ... named ECAC East "Rookie of the Year."

Before Norwich: Played for the Walpole Stars of the EJHL ... scored 48 goals and recorded 18 assists ... played hockey at Georgetown Prep for two seasons ... named first team All-Met in 2004 ... holds the school single-season goals record with 42.

Personal: Son of Mariha and Sergei Sergeivich... has an older brother ... favorite athlete is his best friend, Alexander Quechkin ... lists Igor Larionov, whom he met when he was 15, as his role model ... would like to play professional hockey following graduation ... majoring in Business.