|International Scored six points in five games for Team Russia at the 1995 European Junior Championship ? Named Best Forward and tournament All-Star at the 1995 European Junior Championship ? Won bronze medal at the 1996 World Junior Championship ? Won gold medal at the 1996 European Junior Championship and named to the tournament All-Star team ? Despite finishing out of the medals at the 1997 World Junior Championship was named to the tournament All-Star team ? Won a bronze medal at the 2002 Olympics ? Played for Team Russia at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Career Drafted 8th overall in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins ? Played the 1996-97 season with the Detroit Vipers of the International Hockey League and scored 29 goals and 35 assists in 73 games ? Named IHL Rookie of the Year in 1997 ? Scored 22 goals and 25 assists in 1997-98, his rookie season with the Boston Bruins ? Won the Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year in 1998 ? Scored 29 goals two consecutive seasons in 2000-01 and 2001-02 ? Missed majority of the 2002-03 season recovering from wrist injury.