Alum Artur Chirkov playing in Finland

by Scott Ludwig

Former Hinton Timberwolves forward Artur Chirkov is presently playing in Finland for IFK Lepplax of II Division. Chirkov has yet to post a point in six games played.

The 21-year old native of Novosibirsk, Russia played 16 games for the Timberwolves in 2019-20 scoring six goals and 19 points total.

IFK Lepplax currently compete in the fourth tier of Finnish hockey. League champions are promoted to Suomi-sarja (third tier).