We are excited to welcome Ivan Zhigalov and Linus Hemström to the Fronts Family.
Ivan was selected by the Kingston Frontenacs in the 2022 CHL Import Draft. The 19-year-old from Belarus played in 42 games last season for the Sherbrooke Phoenix of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The right-catching netminder posted a 26-9-3 record with a .892 save percentage. He possesses great size at 6-foot-3 and weighs 164 pounds.
Kingston selected Linus with their second selection in the 2022 CHL Import Draft. The 18-year-old hails from Gävle, Sweden. The right-shot forward played for Brynäs IF J18 Regional and J20 Nationell during the 2021-22 season. In 39 combined games, Hemström scored 9 goals and added 17 assists for 26 points.