Nashville Select Konstantin Volkov (6th Round, 168th Overall)

This is Konstantin Volkov aka Константин Волков. (Photo Credit: SKA.ru)
This is Konstantin Volkov aka Константин Волков. (Photo Credit: SKA.ru)

The Nashville Predators have selected goaltender Konstantin Volkov with their sixth round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft.

Volkov is an 18-year old Russian goaltender who is 6-3 in stature and has been playing between the top two flights of Russia’s junior hockey league (MHL). In the 2015-16 season he played 17 games for SKA-1946 St. Petersburg (MHL) where he had a 2.33 goals against average and 0.902 save percentage. He also played in 6 games during the 2015-16 season for SKA-Varyagi Vsevolzhsk (MHL-B) where he had a 2.14 goals against average and a 0.925 save percentage. He is the first goaltender selected by the Predators in the 2016 NHL Draft and just the second European selected.

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