Andrei Nazarov

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This article is about the Russian ice hockey player. For the Estonian decathlete of the same name, see Andrei Nazarov (athlete).
Andrei Nazarov
Nazarov 2011-10-14 Amur—Vitiaz Chekhov KHL-game.jpeg
Born (1974-05-22) May 22, 1974 (age 40)
Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg; 17 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for San Jose Sharks
Tampa Bay Lightning
Calgary Flames
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Boston Bruins
Phoenix Coyotes
Minnesota Wild
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 10th overall, 1992
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 1991–2006

Andrei Viktorovich Nazarov (Russian: Андрей Викторович Назаров; born May 22, 1974) is a former Russian professional ice hockey player who is currently employed as the head coach of the Kontinental Hockey League's Barys Astana, the Russian National Hockey Team and Ukrainian national team.[1] He has been nicknamed "The Russian Bear", and in his coaching career, "The Russian Keenan"[2]

Nazarov was drafted 10th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. He has also played for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Calgary Flames, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Boston Bruins and Phoenix Coyotes and the Minnesota Wild. In his NHL career, Nazarov played 571 regular season games, scoring 53 goals and 71 assists for 124 points. He also collected 1409 penalty minutes.

Nazarov served only one season (2013-2014) as the coach of HC Donbass before moving to Barys.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991–92 HC Dynamo Moscow CIS 2 1 0 1 2
1992–93 HC Dynamo Moscow IHL 42 8 2 10 79 10 1 1 2 8
1993–94 HC Dynamo Moscow IHL 6 2 2 4 0
1993–94 Kansas City Blades IHL 71 15 18 33 64
1993–94 San Jose Sharks NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1994–95 Kansas City Blades IHL 43 15 10 25 55
1994–95 San Jose Sharks NHL 26 3 5 8 94 6 0 0 0 9
1995–96 Kansas City Blades IHL 27 4 6 10 118 2 0 0 0 2
1995–96 San Jose Sharks NHL 42 7 7 14 62
1996–97 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 3 1 2 3 4
1996–97 San Jose Sharks NHL 60 12 15 27 222
1997–98 San Jose Sharks NHL 40 1 1 2 112
1997–98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 14 1 1 2 58
1998–99 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 26 2 0 2 43
1998–99 Calgary Flames NHL 36 5 9 14 30
1999–00 Calgary Flames NHL 76 10 22 32 78
2000–01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 16 1 0 1 29
2000–01 Boston Bruins NHL 63 1 4 5 200
2001–02 Boston Bruins NHL 47 0 2 2 164
2001–02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 30 6 3 9 51 3 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 59 3 0 3 135
2003–04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 33 1 2 3 125
2004–05 Metallurg Novokuznetsk RSL 9 0 0 0 20
2004–05 Avangard Omsk RSL 24 0 2 2 153 7 0 0 0 6
2005–06 Minnesota Wild NHL 2 0 0 0 6
2005–06 Houston Aeros AHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 571 53 71 124 1409 9 0 0 0 11

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1998 Russia WC 5th 6 1 2 3 10

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Preceded by
Mike Rathje
San Jose Sharks first round draft pick
1992
Succeeded by
Viktor Kozlov
Preceded by
Ari-Pekka Selin
Head coach of the Barys Astana
2014–present
Incumbent