The Montreal Canadiens announced Sunday that they have released their first round pick Nikita Scherbak from training camp. Scherbak, 18, was selected 26th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft after finishing a successful season with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League. Scherbak tallied 78 points in 65 games, while the second-highest scorer on the team only had 43 points...
Just over one-year-ago Saskatoon Blades winger Nikita Scherbak, originally from Moscow, only knew a few words in English. The player was not well known, but in a limited amount of time he rose to a high status as a draft prospect and quickly improved his English. By the time of the 2014 NHL Draft in June, Scherbak had proven himself enough times to be selected as first pick in the...
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