Nikolai Safronov called up to U17 national team

The U17 national team gets ready for the Four Nations Tournament.

Belye Medvedi defenseman Nikolai Safronov was called up to the U17 national team. The national team will have training camp in Novogorsk, Russia, on December 3 - 11. On December 12 the final roster for the tournament will be announced.

U17 Four Nations Tournament consists of four stages that take place in Russia and EU countries. This stage will take place in Kazan, Russia. Team Russia is to face teams from USA, Switzerland and Slovakia.

In the 2019-20 season of the U17 Russia Championship Nikolai Safronov has played 8 games with 6 points (2 goals, 4 assists). In the JHL the defenseman recorded one assist in 2019-20 season.

Coaching staff announced the following roster for training camp:
Goaltenders:
 Valery Brinkman, Pavel Grishin, Pavel Kanayev.

Defenseman: Mikhail Berezovsky, Vladimir Grudinin, Nikita Dmitrov, Gleb Ivanov, Pavel Mintyukov, Vladislav Lukashevich, Ruslan Sadretdinov, Nikolai Safronov, Matvei Romaker, Vasily Shumilov.

Forwards: Vladimir Bilan, Dmitry Nazarov, Ilya Nazarov, Nikita Blednov, Vsevolod Gaidamak, Evgeny Gorfinyak, Prokhor Poltapov, Nikita Grebenkin, Zakhar Ziminov, Ilya Ivantsev, Daniil Lazutin, Nikita Chibrikov, Ivean Mekhokhov, Matvei Petrov, Fyodor Svechkov.

Tournament schedule
December 13

Switzerland vs USA - 3PM GMT+3
Russia vs Slovakia - 6:30PM GMT+3

December 14
USA vs Slovakia - 3PM GMT+3
Russia vs Switzerland - 6:30PM GMT+3

December 15
Slovakia vs Switzerland - 3PM GMT+3
Russia vs USA - 6:30PM GMT+3

 

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