All has been relatively quiet on the home front as of late, but the Predators couldn’t keep quiet forever. Moments ago, the organization announced that it had signed 2014 Draft second rounder, Vladislav Kamenev to an entry-level contract. Here’s a little more info on the 18-year-old Russia native:
Kamenev, 18 (8/12/96), ranked third among Kontinental Hockey League junior players in goals (6) and tied for fourth in points (10) with Metallurg Magnitogorsk in 2014-15. The Orsk, Russia native also helped his homeland earn a silver medal at the 2015 World Junior Championship, tying for second on the team in assists (3) in the process.
In his draft year, the 6-3, 182-pound left wing helped Magnitogorsk win the 2014 Gagarin Cup Championship and captained Russia at the 2014 Under-18 World Championship, tying for sixth in tournament assists, and for seventh in points (2g-5a-7pts). Kamenev also ranked third in assists (6), and tied for fourth in points (7) at the 2013 World Junior A Challenge, helping Russia to a silver medal, and suited up for all four of Russia’s games at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Tournament.
Kamenev is currently in Nashville participating in the Predators development camp, so this is certainly a good Friday for him. Don’t forget, you can check out Kamenev and the rest of the potential future Preds tomorrow at the rookie game at the Ford Ice Center, 11AM.