2012-13: Scored two goals in a 4-3 overtime loss at London on Nov. 2nd...represented Russia in the World Junior Hockey Championships in Ufa, Russia. Brought home a bronze medal and scored once in 7 games while serving as an effective checking forward...scored a goal and had 2 assists in 8-2 win at Kingston on Jan. 11th...had 3 goals and an assist and was +5 in 8-2 win vs. Kingston on Jan. 30th...scored twice in a 6-4 win at Ottawa on Feb. 10th...had 8 goals and 6 assists in 12 February games...finished season on six game point streak, tallying 4 goals and 4 assists in that span...had 25 goals and 18 assists in 59 season games...had 2 goals in 5-0 win at Sudbury on April 11th...finished playoffs with 4 goals and 8 assists in 17 games...2011-12: Belleville's 1st Round (13th Overall) selection in the 2011 CHL Import Draft...suffered a broken left clavicle early in training camp and missed a month of action...scored two goals in his OHL debut on Nov. 2 in 6-5 overtime win over Ottawa...named Bulls player of the week from Nov, 14-20, scoring three goals and an assist in three games...had seven goals and four assists in nine November games...had his fifth multi-goal game of the season on Dec. 3rd in 4-1 win vs. Windsor...scored 6 goals in 3 games from Nov. 30th - Dec. 3rd as the Bulls went 3-0...ranked as 19th draft eligible North American skater in NHL Central Scouting Bureau's Midterm Rankings on Jan. 11...after quiet month of January with 3 assists, made strides in February registering 5 goals and 5 assists in 13 February games...finished the season ranked 32nd among North American skaters in the NHL Central Scouting Bureau's final pre-draft rankings...represented Russia in the World Under 18 Hockey Championships in the Czech Republic, scoring four times and adding an assist in six games...attended the NHL Draft Combine in Toronto from May 28-June 2...named the Bulls Rookie of the Year...Edmonton's 3rd round (91st overall) selection in the 2012 NHL Draft...2010-11: Began the season with Serebryanie LVI St. Petersburg where he collected 3 points in 12 games...signed with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL, scored 8 times and added 3 assists in 36 season games.
Personal: Began playing hockey at age four...enjoys talking to friends on Skype in his spare time...favourite school subject is English...favourite food is salmon...best hockey moment is being drafted by Edmonton...favourite movie is Warrior...names Ottawa's Marc Zanetti as his toughest OHL opponent...is the son of Edgard and Olga Zharkov and has one sister, Daniela.
|2012-13 Regular Season||Belleville Bulls||59||25||18||43||18||24|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Belleville Bulls||50||23||13||36||-5||25|
|2013 Playoffs||Belleville Bulls||17||4||8||12||8||21|
|2012 Playoffs||Belleville Bulls||6||1||2||3||-3||2|