Artem Shura signs with Fresno Monsters for 2018-2019 Season

FRESNO, CA - Fresno Monsters (@WSHLMonsters) announced today that the club has signed Slovakian defenseman Artem Shura for the 2018-19' season.

Shura, 17, posted 4 points (0 goals, 4 assists) and a plus-18 rating in 32 games with HK Trnava U20 in Slovakia U20 2.

"Artem was a player I had seen at the CCM showcase and I could see that he has great defense awareness" said Monsters Head Coach Kevin Kaminksi. " He's a solid stay at home defenseman with good D-Zone posture and a solid skater."

Before playing with HK Trnava, Shura had played for Olimpiyets Balashikha U18 in Russia U18.

The six-foot, 183-pound defenseman is a native of Moskva, Russia.