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Fantasy Summary

An undersized playmaking winger with great skating and passing ability. A very creative and dynamic player in the offensive zone. Doesn’t add much to the game from a defensive or physical standpoint.


Observations

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May 2020 – Pashin finished the 2019-20 MHL season with 39 points in 37 regular season games and earned a very limited amount of playtime in both the KHL and VHL. He is a small player, so his size is his most notable issue. He shies away from physical play on the ice because he simply cannot handle it yet. To combat his size problem, Pashin is a fantastic skater and can really move around the ice. His motor and agility allow him to skate through open play with ease, and his stickhandling helps him escape high-pressure situations often. Pashin strives when he gets a head of steam, as he can make defenders look silly with his pure speed and skill on the puck. Moving on from his skating, Pashin is an incredibly well-rounded player on offense. His creativity and skill allow him to make accurate passes to dangerous areas from all sorts of locations, and as a result, he found himself with 22 assists in the MHL this year. Pashin is a strong shooter of the puck as well. He works his way into dangerous areas to get shots off, which is why he was one of Tolpar Ufa’s most dangerous players this year. When he gets the puck near the net, he has the ability to use his quick release to get a shot on net or patiently wait for the defensemen to flock to him, then make a pass to an open teammate.

When the opposition is in control on the puck is where Pashin really gets exposed. He isn’t a defensive forward by any means, and it shows. Since he does shy away from physical play, he spends a lot of time floating around the defensive zone in hopes that his team can get the puck for him. He clearly doesn’t focus on his defensive positioning, such as sticking to his assignment or trying to break up plays, as much as he tries to be the main option for a breakout pass when his team gains possession. Another downside to Pashin is that there are times when he tries to do too much on his own. This is something a lot of highly skilled prospects face issues with, and Pashin is no exception. He often holds on to the puck for too long trying to decipher what play to make and panics. He also finds issues with skating into one-on-two and one-on-three situations that, due to his lack of size and strength, typically result in him losing possession. Pashin has all of the tools to be a great, creative winger at a higher level, but needs to work on being more consistent and making decisions faster with the puck on his stick.  Dylan Griffing

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 7.0
NHL Certainty 2.5
Country RUS
Position LW
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth July 28, 2002
Height 5‘7”
Weight 154 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2017-2018 Salavat Yulaev Ufa U16Russia U1620 12 1224 8|        
  Salavat Yulaev Ufa U17Russia U174 2 02 0|        
  Russia U16 (all)International-Jr14 3 58 -|        
 2018-2019 Russia U17EYOF3 1 23 2|        
  Salavat Yulaev Ufa U17Russia U178 3 811 6|        
  Salavat Yulaev Ufa U18Russia U182 2 13 0|        
  Tolpar UfaMHL17 6 410 2|Playoffs7 2 13
  Russia U17WHC-176 2 35 4|        
  Russia U17 (all)International-Jr23 8 1321 24|        
 2019-2020 Salavat Yulaev Ufa U18Russia U184 1 12 2|        
  Russia U18Hlinka Gretzky Cup5 7 18 0|        
  Salavat Yulaev UfaKHL1 0 00 0|        
  Russia U18 |WJAC-19|WJAC-196 0 44 2|        
  Toros NeftekamskVHL2 0 11 2|        
  Tolpar UfaMHL37 17 2239 35|Playoffs3 0 11
  Russia U18 (all)International-Jr15 7 613 8|        
 2020-2021 Salavat Yulaev UfaKHL1 0 00 0|        
  Toros NeftekamskVHL- - -- -|        
  Tolpar UfaMHL3 2 35 0|        

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