The Southwest Booster

Broncos sign Russian forward


The Swift Current Broncos announced on July 21 that they had signed 2004-born forward Alexei Shanaurin to a Standard Player Agreement.

Shanaurin, from Russia, was selected with the 119th overall pick in the 2021 CHL Import Draft.

The 6’0’’, 179-pound Shanaurin split the 2020-21 season between Tyumenski Legion’s U17 team and the MHL team, the top junior league in Russia.

At the U17 level Shanaurin scored 14 goals with 16 assists in 22 games. In 17 MHL games Shanaurin scored once and added seven assists.

He will join his teammates for training camp at the Innovation

Credit Union September.



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