November 11, 2021

Michkov becomes youngest Russian National Team member

Matvei Michkov has made Russian hockey history.

Michkov, a top prospect for the 2023 NHL Draft, became the youngest player for the National Team in the history of Russian hockey with his participation in the Karjala Cup.

At 16 years, 11 months and two days, Michkov eclipsed the previous mark established by Vladislav Tretiak (17 years, 7 months, 8 days). Alexander Ovechkin debuted at 17 years, 11 months, 15 days.

Michkov is off to a great start with SKA St. Petersburg this season, with three points (two goals, one assist) in 10 games.


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