Posted 26 August 2011 - 10:32 AM
A two-way defenseman with size, skating, intelligence, great pass and already very good defensively... He even plays with an edge, but without the PIMs.
He was chosen to be the face of the KHL's junior-aged players and is already slotted to be the #1 defenseman for the Russian under-20 team.
He sank in the draft because of the Russian factor (though he has recently stated he is willing to come to N. America within the next two years) and having to have his spleen removed.
Biggest weakness is his shot.
"For my game, I don't need to score the goal," Konstantinov once explained. "I need someone to start thinking about me and forgetting about scoring goals."
Posted 27 August 2011 - 03:05 AM
Kann man nicht binden sind nicht verwandt
In Funken versunken steh ich in Flammen
und bin im Wasser verbrannt
Im Wasser verbrannt
Posted 07 April 2012 - 07:29 AM
after missing most of the season because of a knee injury he came back for the last few reg season games and the playoffs for cska in the khl, which ended quickly, his stats:
reg season 6gp 0g 0a -4 toi 12:47
playoffs 5gp 0g 1a -1 toi 17:24
as the season for the big team ended he joined their junior team, with which he won the junior title last year and until now they are on a pretty good way again, leading 2:0 in the western conference finals in a best of five series, meaning they have already won two series so far (both 3:2). his stats:
for comparison first his playoffs stats from last year:
15gp 3g 8a +11
this year so far:
12gp 2g 10a +8 (with one of his goals being the ot-game-winner in game 5 of the semi series)
so at least if you look at the stats and results, it seems he has rebounded pretty well from that injury. hope he keeps up this trend next season. and he is already wearing the right number: 5
Edited by 11iscoming, 07 April 2012 - 07:30 AM.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:38 PM
marchenko has kept a hot hand. his updated stats:
14gp 2g 14a +8
BTW, marchenko plays alongside no.9 (NIKOLAY PROKHORKIN) and no.20 (NIKITA GUSEV) of the final european skaters draft ranking. GUSEV leads all scorers with 14g+16a in 14 playoff games. marchenko is currently 3rd overall in the scoring race.
again, these are just stats, but at least they are promising.
Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:00 PM
i guess krasnaja is the underdog in the finals as omsk finished 1st in the 32 teams league during the reg season while krasnaja only came in as 10th.
previous playoff-opponents reg season place
1st round: 11th
2nd round: 2nd
3rd round: 7th
Posted 22 April 2012 - 05:52 PM
Posted 24 April 2012 - 04:10 PM
the odds seem to be pretty bad now for defending the title...but it ain´t over till its over.
Edited by 11iscoming, 24 April 2012 - 04:11 PM.
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