The hype continues to build regarding Montreal Canadiens' defensive prospect Alexander Romanov. 

The youngster put together another incredible performance at the World Juniors and ended up being named one of the top defenders. 

Aside from his leadership, one of the standouts from his World Junior performance were his massive big hits.

While speaking with KHL report Igor Eronko recently, Romanov had praise for a fellow big hitter, Shea Weber. 

Eronko said that Romanov is very fond of Weber and looks at him like one of his hockey heroes. 

We can't wait to see this kid in a Canadiens' uniform!

Source: Igor Eronko Twitter