Alexei Lipanov

Birthplace: Moskva, Russia
Position: C
Shoots: Left
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 170
NHL Draft: 2017: 3rd Round, 76th Overall by Tampa Bay Lightning

#55 by Riding Pine Hockey
#43 by Future Considerations
#13 by Central Scouting (EU Skaters)

Scouting Reports:
“Speedy and intelligent two-way center, Lipanov’s greatest asset is his high end skating ability that he consistently uses to his advantages to pressure defenses and exploit poor positioning, reliable two-way player who supports his defensemen in his own zone and works well in transition.” – Brandon Holmes, Riding Pine Hockey

“A very gifted and opportunistic centre…extremely fast on his skates…has “jersey flapping” speed, excellent agility and quickness that he uses in tight areas to be elusive…with a couple of quick strides, he can easily fly by the oppositions defense and take the puck to the net…has a good accurate wrist shot…can create plays out of nothing with his high-end vision and offensive instincts…creativity with the puck leads to many scoring chances…has the vision and talent to pace an attack…he makes good plays everywhere on the ice and he competes hard…uses hs speed on forechecking duties coupled with his intensity to get on the puck quickly…not a defensive minded player by any stretch but has the ability to help out when needed and covers his man consistently…does not fly the zone early like some other offensively gifted prospects would…has an excellent shot and is a hungry, determined player…very responsible centre in the Russian mold of centres…top six pro upside.  (November 2016)” – Future Considerations

Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
 2014-2015 Dynamo Moskva U16 Russia U16 33 21 28 49 12
Dynamo Moskva U16 Russia U16 Finals 6 3 6 9 2
Russia U16 (all) International-Jr 7 2 3 5 16
 2015-2016 Dynamo Moskva U17 Russia U17 18 2 12 14 39
HK MVD Balashikha MHL 32 3 5 8 16
Russia U17 WHC-17 6 2 2 4 4
Russia U18 WJC-18 5 1 2 3 0
 2016-2017 Russia U18 Hlinka Memorial 5 0 5 5 0
Dynamo Balashikha VHL 21 3 5 8 8
Russia U18 |WJAC-19| WJAC-19 4 4 4 8 0
HK MVD Balashikha MHL 11 0 3 3 6
Russia U18 WJC-18 7 0 3 3 0

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