Regina Pats defenceman Nikita Sedov will represent Russia at the 2019 World Under-18 Hockey Championships.
The tournament will take place from April 18-28 in Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden.
The Russians will open the tournament Thursday against Slovakia, the full tournament schedule can be found here.
Sedov has represented Russia previously at the Under-17’s in 2017 and at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup in 2018.
He was named the Charles Johnston Memorial Trophy winner as the Pats top defenceman in 2018-19, recording 19 assists in 68 games.
Sedov joins Pats Head Coach and Assistant GM Dave Struch at the tournament, Struch is an Assistant Coach for Team Canada.