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Maksim Mayorov | Winger

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/26/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 202
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Maksim Mayorov has signed with the KHL's Kazan Ak-Bars.
Mayorov is a restricted free agent whose NHL rights will still be controlled by the Columbus Blue Jackets. He had a goal and two points in 10 games with Columbus in 2011-12. Thu, May 3, 2012 09:52:00 AM

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Maksim Mayorov has been called up from the minors.

Mayorov is the Blue Jackets' insurance policy in case Rick Nash (back) is unable to play on Saturday. Mayorov has a goal and an assist in 10 NHL games this season.
Fri, Apr 6, 2012 06:29:00 PM

Columbus has called up Maksim Mayorov from the minors.

He skated in the team's first eight games earlier this season after making the Blue Jackets' roster out of training camp. Mayorov had one goal, 10 hits and a minus-2 rating during that span. He is slated to play on the fourth line with Ryan Russell and Ryan Johansen on Thursday night.
Thu, Mar 8, 2012 03:30:00 PM

Maksim Mayorov has been sent down to AHL Springfield.

Mayorov has a goal in eight NHL games in 2011-12. He might get another chance with Columbus, but he isn't expected to have any fantasy value this season.
Fri, Oct 28, 2011 01:01:00 PM

Maksim Mayorov scored his first goal of the season in the Blue Jackets 4-2 loss to Minnesota.

Mayorov has the skill to be a top six forward, but his skating and defensive play have kept him back till now. While neither are fully remedied, they are good enough for Mayorov to make in impact in his first full season in the NHL. Keep him flagged in your leagues waiver wire.
Sun, Oct 9, 2011 02:26:00 AM

Maksim Mayorov is close to cracking the Columbus lineup.

Mayorov is a natural goal scorer but he has worked hard on his skating and defensive play to round out his game. "For me to make the team, I have to play good defensively," Mayorov said. "The goals are going to come. If I play well and show them I can do it here, I will get a chance to move higher in the lineup. But for now, I know what they want from me." Mayorov has the offensive talent to become a top-six forward but at age 22, he'll just be happy to make the Blue Jackets squad. Look for a 15 goal, 30 point season from the Russian.
Fri, Sep 30, 2011 07:06:00 AM

Maksim Mayorov scored a goal and added an assist in the Blue Jackets' 5-1 split squad win over Winnipeg Tuesday night.

The Jackets also received goals from Samuel Pahlsson, Nick Holden, Antoine Vermette and Boone Jenner in the victory while Evander Kane was the only name on the Jets' side of the scoresheet. Peter Mannino and Chris Mason were the goaltenders of record for Winnipeg while Columbus split the work between Mark Dekanich and Paul Dainton.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 11:28:00 PM

Despite a recent report from a Russian source indicating the contrary, both the Columbus Blue Jackets and the agent for Maxim Mayorov are confirming that the player has not signed a contract with Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL.

"There's nothing to this," said Roliie Hedges, Mayorov's agent. "He's just training with them; he's not playing there. I talked to him yesterday. Max knows this is the best chance he's had to make the (Blue Jackets). When players are over in Russia, they have to train; and the best way to train is with a Russian club team. He wants to be ready this year." With the bottom six forwards on the Jackets largely unsettled, Mayorov stands as good a chance as any to find a home in the NHL this season.
Sat, Jul 16, 2011 08:55:00 AM

Coach Scott Arniel was impressed with Maxim Mayorov during his recent five-game stint with Columbus.

Mayorov had a goal in five games and was solid defensively. "He's proven to himself he can play at this level," Arniel said. "Max has always wondered what he is - is he a goal scorer or a checker? He knows clearly now what we want him to be next year. He's going to be battling for a bottom-six forward spot. He played that role well for us." He's worth keeping an eye on during training camp.
Mon, Apr 4, 2011 10:24:00 AM

The Blue Jackets have returned Maxim Mayorov to the AHL.

The return of Kristian Huselius to the Columbus lineup means there isn't enough room to keep Mayorov around for the time being. He will report to the team's affiliate in Springfield.
Sun, Apr 3, 2011 01:21:00 PM

Maxim Mayorov has been called up by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Mayorov is expected to play in Thursday's game against Phoenix. He has no points in seven career NHL games.
Wed, Mar 23, 2011 06:54:00 PM

Maxim Mayorov has been returned to the minors.

He was reassigned after Monday's game. Mayorov did not record a point in four games during his recent call-up with the Blue Jackets.
Tue, Mar 16, 2010 07:51:00 AM

Maxim Mayorov will play on the fourth line on Saturday.

Mayorov was a top six forward on Thursday before a defensive error in the second period put him on the bench for the rest of the game. "(Coach)Claude (Noel) just told me to improve the details," Mayorov said. "No excuses. I have to play way better." Mayorov has some offensive upside, but is likely a third line player at best in the foreseeable future.
Sat, Mar 13, 2010 07:51:00 AM

Maxim Mayorov was benched in the second period after a defensive error and did not return.

Mayorov only played 3:48 minutes as he missed his check in the second period, giving Atlanta an odd man advantage on the play. It looks like he could be back in the minors before the weekend. Mayorov has some offensive upside but is likely going to end up a third line player in the NHL if he is able to stick.
Fri, Mar 12, 2010 06:04:00 AM

Columbus has summoned Maxim Mayorov from the minors.

He has appeared in just three games in his NHL career and that took place last season. The team is currently facing injuries to Rick Nash and Kristian Huselius.
Tue, Mar 9, 2010 02:47:00 PM

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3Boone Jenner
4Matt Calvert
5Mark Letestu
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4Corey Tropp
5Jerry D'Amigo
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2Jack Johnson
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4Ryan Murray
5David Savard
6Dalton Prout
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
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