Andrei Kuchin
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Andrei Kuchin

Hometown:

Elektrougli Russia

Team:

USHL

Currently Playing In:

Junior

Birthday:

1991-02-11

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2010

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

5-10

Acquired:

Eligible for the 2010 NHL Draft

Weight:

184 lbs.

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History

At the 2005 Tretiak Cup was the best player on ice. He also was one of the players to watch in the Bauer tournament in 2006, where he led the Bauer Selects with 14 points in eight games. 

2008-09: He spent a little time in the KHL as he played with Vityaz only four games, +8 in the RSL of old during the 2008-09 campaign.  Went unselected in the 2009 draft.

Read this October 2009 HF feature on Kuchin.

2009-10: Played 56 games for the Chicago Steel, scoring 20 goals and adding 36 assists for 56 points.

Talent Analysis
Kuchin has great hands, excellent skating and speed. Like most Russians, prefers to pass more than shoot. Will go into traffic.