Evgeny Skachkov

Hometown:

Moscow Russia

Currently Playing In:

Europe

Birthday:

1984-07-14

Position:

LW

Eligible for draft:

2002

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2003

Height:

6-0

Acquired:

7th round (221st overall), 2003

Weight:

194 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2006-07: Skachkov appeared in 52 games with Russian club Traktor Chelyabinsk, potting 13 goals and adding nine assists. He served 52 minutes in penalties, and finished with a minus-4 rating. Skachkov’s goal total was second on his team, while his 22 points ranked third. His team finished near the bottom of the league standings, so his personal statistics would have likely been higher if he were surrounded by more skillful players.

Talent Analysis
Skachkov possesses offensive talent, and has a nose for scoring goals. Overall, his game is lacking in other areas.
Future

Skachkov will continue playing in the RSL for the time being. A North American contract seems unlikely.