Oleg Sosunov

by Max Marko on September 5, 2016

sosunov, Oleg



Oleg Sosunov, D


Shoots: L

Height: 6-8

Weight: 243

Born: 1998-04-13

Hometown: Ryazan, RUS

Drafted: 2016 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 178th overall




June 2016- Sosunov is a giant of a human being and fits the prototypical power defender mold. Ranked 25th among European skaters by Central Scouting, but is a widely unknown prospect. Sousunov is a raw talent and needs to improve his decision making in the offensive zone and defensive zone coverage. Skates well for a man his size, and has a massive wing span that covers a lot of ice, but has to take more time to accelerate and improve his overall mobility. Has a heavy shot but lacks offensive upside, his forte is his size, and reach allowing him to breakup offensive plays and is obviously has effective board work.


Fantasy Outlook: C-


A lot of raw potential but needs plenty of development.


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