June 10, 2009

Eastern European Red

Chris Heisenberg has reported that Kirill Gotovets (5'11", 170), a 1991-born blueliner from Minsk, Belarus, has committed to Cornell for 2010. Kirill spent this past year at Shattuck-St. Mary's, where he scored 7 goals and added 25 assists in 54 games.

Kirill is a 2-time member of Belarus' U18 national team. In this past season's U18 World Champiionship, Kirill picked up 4 assists in 5 games for Belarus.

Kirill is ranked 179 on the NHL's Central Scouting final 08-09 list. Kirill was also recently selected 18th in the Kontinental Hockey League's draft by Dinamo Moscow.

Welcome to the Big Red, Kirill.

Photo: NHL.com

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