Future Considerations


Kabanov a MAINEiac
October 28, 2010, 7:50 pm
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From Aaron Vickers, Future Considerations:

The Kirill Kabanov saga is over.

At least, for the Moncton Wildcats.

Since making him the seventh overall pick in the 2009 CHL Import Draft, the Wildcats have had headache after headache with the enigmatic Russian forward.

That problem now belongs to the Lewiston MAINEiacs.

Moncton dealt Kabanov to Lewiston in exchange for 17-year-old goaltender Jordan Kennedy, second and fourth round picks in the 2011 QMJHL Draft, a fourth round pick in the 2012 QMJHL Draft, as well as the MAINEiacs first round pick in the 2011 CHL Import Draft.

Kabanov played in just two games for the Wildcats, recording no points and registering six penalty minutes. Kabanov missed nearly a month of the season after returning to Russia to attend to a family emergency. Continue reading