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Name: Denis BodrovPhiladelphia Flyers (#55/2006 NHL Draft)

Rating: 81
Height: 178cm/5'10"
Weight: 79kg/173.8 lb
Position: Defenseman
Shoots: Left
Born: 1986-08-22
Birthplace: Togliatti, Russia

Game Worn Jerseys:
2005-06 Lada (Togliatti) Away - Available
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01/31/2010 Bodrov gets used to America

National Hockey League (NHL) -  The newest Adirondack Phantom stood by the back doors of the cold Civic Center basement, stripped down to tights and a T-shirt, sweating like he just ran wind sprints on a July afternoon.
He had just finished a torturous 15 minutes under the direction of strength trainer Ryan Podell after practice on Thursday. Podell had put him through devious-looking workout involving the kind of thick ropes you’d see on a sailing ship.
Welcome to America, Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers). (Poststar.com article by Tim McManus) READ MORE
01/26/2010 Flyers sign Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers)

National Hockey League (NHL) -  23 years old Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers) has just been signed by the Flyers to an AHL deal. A chance of scenery might really what the defenseman needs in order to shake his career up after he was released by Atlant Mytischi for bad performances. The talented blue liner has already joined the team and will most likely play his debut game in the next few days.
01/18/2010 Top 10 drafted defensemen in Russia

Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) -  Despite the difficulties of late for Russia producting defensive prospects, the top-end is certainly interesting, with many players who might adapt well in the jump overseas. Recently it has been very tough to decipher who would report to the NHL and who would not, and the apparent drive towards North America played its role in these rankings.

Top 10 at a glance
1. Maxim Goncharov (Phoenix Coyotes)
2. Yuri Alexandrov (Boston Bruins)
3. Dmitri Orlov (Washington Capitals)
4. Pavel Valentenko (New York Rangers)
5. Mikhail Pashnin (New York Rangers)
6. Andrei Zubarev (Atlanta Thrashers)
7. Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers)
8. Vyacheslav Buravchikov (Buffalo Sabres)
9. Alexei Emelin (Montreal Canadiens)
10. Vitali Anikienko (Ottawa Senators)
(Hockey's Future article by Alessandro Seren Rosso) READ MORE
11/30/2009 Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers) leaves Atlant Mytischi
11/25/2008 Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers) traded to HC Atlant for bad behavior
08/08/2008 New scouting report added to Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers)'s profile
07/15/2008 Denis Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers) on his way to Philadelphia
03/19/2008 3 prospects invited to Team Russia's training camp
10/14/2007 Round 12 Scouting Report: Avangard vs. Lada
07/15/2006 2006 NHL Entry Draft Russian Player Review - Part 2
06/26/2006 HC Lada locks down Vorobiev (Toronto Maple Leafs), Bodrov (Philadelphia Flyers) and Alexei Emelin (Montreal Canadiens)
Scouting Evaluations:
Shirokov and Parshin shine in CSKA's big victory against Atlant
KHL Round 9 - Lada vs. Metallurg Mg Detailed Scouting Report
Round 12 Lada vs. Avangard Scouting Analysis
Round 12 Lada vs. Avangard Scouting Analysis
Talent Analysis:
An all-around defenseman with smooth skating…prefers playing on the right side…effortless skater, agile…not a speedster, but doesn’t get outskated…good backward skating…doesn’t throw the body around, but this doesn’t affect his game…okay strength, doesn’t get outmuscled on the boards…an area in which he can improve a bit is his defensive positioning, but he’s improving…reliable on defense, both during even strength shifts and on penalty killing…good mental side, plays focused…good stickhandler, deals well with the passes…good hockey sense and vision of the ice…passes well the puck, but could be more courageous in the offensive zone, forcing himself to be a bit more creative…possesses a very accurate shot from the blue line, but his slow release avoids him to use it often as it should…if in Philadelphia improves his already good defensive side, adding a bit of physicality to his game he can crack the NHL lineup in the next two seasons…
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Statistics:
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/-
2008-09 Lada (Togliatti) KHL (Reg.)24 1 5 6 20 -2
2008-09 Atlant (Mytische) KHL (Reg.)21 1 5 6 24 5
2006-07 Lada (Togliatti) Super League (Playoffs)3 0 1 1 6 0
2006-07 Lada (Togliatti) Super League (Reg.)48 1 5 6 70 1
2005-06 U20 Team Russia (86) 4 Nations Tourn. (Intl.)3 0 3 3 6 +1
2005-06 U20 Team Russia U20 WJC (Intl.)6 0 3 3 2 +3
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