Dallas Signs Gurianov to Entry-Level ContractMay 12, 2016
Forward was Dallas’ First-Round Pick in 2015
FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed forward Denis Gurianov to a three-year entry-level contract beginning in the 2016-17 season. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Gurianov (guhr-ee-AHN-awv), 18, appeared in 47 games with Lada Togliatti of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), the highest division of hockey in Russia. The forward registered five points (4-1=5) and six penalty minutes in his rookie season in the KHL. Gurianov also skated in seven games for the club at the Junior Hockey League (MHL) level, recording six points (4-2=6) and four penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-3, 200-pound native of Togliatti, Russia was selected by Dallas in the first round (12th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.
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