Michkov to miss time with lower-body injury
He is expected to miss two games, according to the Russian Hockey Federation.
Michkov, 17, was skating as part of Russia’s newly-formed under-25 team when he was hit by former NHL defenseman and current Dinamo Minsk blueliner Alexei Emelin after trying to cut towards the slot in the offensive zone.
— Hockey News Hub (@HockeyNewsHub) August 4, 2022
Michkov, a 5-foot-10, 159-pound forward, had 38 points (22 goals, 16 assists) in 22 games with SKA-1946 St. Petersburg of the MHL and five points (three goals, two assists) with SKA St. Petersburg of the KHL in 2021-22. He also helped Russia to gold at the 2021 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, leading the tournament in goals (8) and points (13) in five games.