Each week until the entry draft in June, Point Blank will be reporting on the top prospects in this summer’s NHL Entry Draft. This week’s profile is forward Danlil Zharkov. You can keep a watch on our profiles via the “2012 Draft” tab at the top of the page and check out profiles of Islanders’ young guns filed under the “NYI Prospects” tab.
Alike many of his Russian predecessors, Belleville (OHL) forward Danlil Zharkov had always dreamed of competing in the National Hockey League one day. Therefore, after spending time playing with both Yaroslavl Locomotivs and then Serebryanie Lvi St. Petersburg in his native Russia, a then 16-year-old Zharkov decided that he was ready to venture half-way across the