RSB Top 30: Preliminary Rankings
November 2002
Prospects eligible for 2003 NHL ENTRY DRAFT.
Rankings only for players based in Russia for the 02-03 season.
 
Rank
Player
Pos
Team
BD
Height
Weight
1
Nikolai Zherdev
R/C/L
CSKA Moscow
Nov.5/84
6-1
186
2
Igor Mirnov
RW
Dynamo Moscow
Sept.19/84
6-0
190
3
Denis Ezhov
D
Lada-2 Togliatti (R1)
Feb.28/85
6-0
200
4
Dmitry Pestunov
C
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Jan.22/85
5-10
200
5
Konstantin Glazachev
LW
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Feb.18/85
6-0
160
6
Grigory Shafigullin
C
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Jan.13/85
6-2
175
7
Dmitry Kosmachev
D
CSKA Moscow
Jun.7/85
6-3
190
8
Evgeny Tunik
R/L
Elemash Elektrostal (HL)
Nov.17/84
6-3
207
9
Ivan Khomutov
RW
Elemash Elektrostal (HL)
Mar.11/85
6-3
195
10
Andrei Kostitsyn
C/W
CSKA Moscow
Feb.3/85
5-11
180
11
Evgeny Isakov
LW
Severstal Cherepovets
Oct.13/84
6-0
180
12
Roman Petrov
C
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Apr.24/85
5-10
167
13
Ruslan Khasanshin
LW
CSK VVS Samara (HL)
Feb.7/85
5-10
161
14
Alexei Ivanov
C
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Jan.5/85
5-10
175
15
Alexander Voronin
C
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Sep.26/84
6-0
187
16
Andrei Pervyshin
D
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Jun.7/85
5-9
160
17
Yuri Ermolin
RW
Avangard Omsk
May.6/84
6-0
187
18
Arseny Bondarev
LW
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Sept.4/85
6-1
160
19
Rafik Khairetdinov
D
Krylia Sovetov-2 Moscow (R1)
May.5/85
6-1
170
20
Artyom Nosov
D
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Apr.4/85
5-11
187
21
Sergei Shtymenko
LW
CSKA-2 Moscow (R1)
Aug.5/85
5-10
180
22
Anton Ponomarev
D
Molot-Prikamie Perm
Oct.24/84
6-1
175
23
Dmitry Kostyuk
D
Elemash Elektrostal (HL)
Oct.6/84
6-0
180
24
Dmitry Chernykh
RW
Khimik Voskresenks (HL)
Feb.2/85
6-1
170
25
Alexander Zhurun
F
Molot-Prikamie Perm
Apr.8/85
5-10
178
26
Nikita Bazhukov
RW/D
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Jul.31/85
6-2
190
27
Georgy Misharin
D
Dynamo-Energia Ekatirinbourg (HL)
May.11/85
6-0
190
28
Sergei Nemolodyshev
L/R
Dynamo-Energia Ekatirinbourg (HL)
Mar.30/85
NA
NA
29
Dmitry Megalinsky
D
Lokomotiv-2 Yaroslavl (R1)
Apr.15/85
6-2
220
30
Alexander Shinin
D
Severstal Cherepovets
Jan.7/84
5-10
184

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