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Sting Select Forward Nikolia Goldobin In Import Draft

Jun 27, 2012 - 11:35 GMT

Sarnia, On –  Sarnia Sting General Manager Jacques Beaulieu announced this morning the Hockey Club has selected forward Nikolai Goldobin with its first round selection (36th overall) in the 2012 CHL Import Draft.

 

Goldobin a native of Russia played last season with Russkie Vityazi Chekhov of the MHL (Russian Jr. League).

 

In 50 games last season Goldobin scored 13 goals and recorded 22 points.

 

Eligible for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft he was recently selected 8th overall in the 2012 KHL Draft by Metallurg Novokuznetsk.

 

Beaulieu is confident that Goldobin will report to Sarnia.

 

“All indications we have are that Nikolai is excited to come to North America and wants to play in the CHL.  Nikolai is represented by Igor Larionov so he is very educated on both the CHL and the Sarnia Sting.  Nikolai is a highly skilled forward who we’re thrilled to pick.  He will quickly adapt to our game and will be a great fit with our hockey club.”

 

Player Profile


Nikolai Goldobin      Right Wing   

Residence: Russia             Born: October 7, 1995

Ht: 5’11          Wt: 154

NHL: Eligible in 2014

 

Season          Club                                                    GP       G         A         PTS    PIM

2011-12         Russkie Vityazi Chekhov (MHL)              50       13       9          22       8