CHL Import Draft

Jul 03, 2014 - 04:14 MDT

ICE SELECT FORWARD IN CHL IMPORT DRAFT

 

Cranbrook, BC – Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club announced today the Club has selected 18-year-old Russian Forward Alexander Chirva (1st Round, 33rd Overall) in today’s 23rd annual CHL Import Draft.

 

“We like the potential Alex brings to our Hockey Club. He played last year in Moose Jaw so he is accustomed to the North American culture as well as speaking and understanding the English language. With a years-experience in the WHL under his belt we feel Alex will fit in nicely with our 1996 forward group.,” continued Chynoweth.

 

ALEXANDER CHIRVA

 

Birthdate:  March 25, 1996           Country:  Russia

Position:  Forward           Shoots:  Right

Height:  6-1         Weight: 185 lbs.

NHL Draft:  Eligible 2015

2013-2014 Team: Moose Jaw Warriors – WHL

GP: 58  G:A:TP:PIM: 15