Andrei Zyuzin

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Andrei Zyuzin
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Born (1978-01-21) January 21, 1978 (age 36)
Ufa, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
UKR team
Former teams
Bilyi Bars
Rubin Tyumen
EC KAC
EHC Biel
Mytishi Khimik
Calgary Flames
Minnesota Wild
New Jersey Devils
Tampa Bay Lightning
San Jose Sharks
Chicago Blackhawks
SKA St. Petersburg
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1996
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 1997–present
Andrei Zyuzin with HC Almaty in 2013

Andrei Yurievich Zyuzin (Russian: Андрей Зюзин; born January 21, 1978) is a Russian professional ice hockey player currently playing for Bilyi Bars of the Ukrainian Hockey Championship.[1] He formerly played for six different teams in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Zyuzin was drafted 2nd overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. Zyuzin has played 415 career NHL games, scoring 35 goals and 74 assists for 109 points. He was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames on July 1, 2006. On February 4, 2007 in the Calgary Flames skill competition he had the hardest shot at 99.3 mph.[citation needed] Zyuzin scored one of the biggest goals in the history of the San Jose Sharks when he took a slapshot from the point to beat Ed Belfour and helped the Sharks take Game 4 in the 1997–1998 Western Conference quarterfinals against the Dallas Stars. Zyuzin scored the goal 6:31 into the overtime period and led the Sharks to a 1–0 win.

On June 22, 2007, Andrei Zyuzin was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks along with Steve Marr for defenceman Adrian Aucoin and the Blackhawks' seventh round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Salavat Yulaev Ufa RSL 30 3 0 3 16
1995–96 Salavat Yulaev Ufa RSL 41 6 3 9 24
1996–97 Salavat Yulaev Ufa RSL 32 7 10 17 28
1997–98 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 17 4 5 9 28
1997–98 San Jose Sharks NHL 56 6 7 13 66 6 1 0 1 14
1998–99 San Jose Sharks NHL 25 3 1 4 38
1998–99 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 23 2 12 14 42
1999–00 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 34 2 9 11 33
2000–01 Detroit Vipers IHL 2 0 1 1 0
2000–01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 64 4 16 20 76
2001–02 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 9 0 2 2 6
2001–02 Albany River Rats AHL 3 0 1 1 2
2001–02 New Jersey Devils NHL 38 1 2 3 25
2002–03 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 1 1 2
2002–03 Minnesota Wild NHL 66 4 12 16 34 18 0 1 1 14
2003–04 Minnesota Wild NHL 65 8 13 21 48
2004–05 Salavat Yulaev Ufa RSL 14 2 2 4 6
2004–05 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 10 2 1 3 6
2005–06 Minnesota Wild NHL 57 7 11 18 50
2006–07 Calgary Flames NHL 49 1 5 6 30 5 1 0 1 2
2007–08 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 32 2 3 5 38
2008–09 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 36 6 4 10 36 2 0 0 0 4
2009–10 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 53 5 15 20 64 4 0 0 0 2
2010–11 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 12 0 1 1 12
2010–11 HC VMF St. Petersburg VHL 8 1 0 1 24
2010–11 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 16 1 1 2 10 12 0 1 1 6
2011–12 EHC Biel SWI 13 0 2 2 16
2011–12 Klagenfurt AC AUS 5 1 0 1 2 6 0 2 2 4
2012–13 Rubin Tyumen VHL 2 1 0 1 2
NHL totals 496 38 82 120 446 29 2 1 3 30

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1996 Russia WJC 3rd 7 1 4 5 2
1997 Russia WJC 3rd 6 1 1 2 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://hcbbars.com.ua/ru/novosti-kluba/678-andrej-zyuzin-v-belom-barse

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Teemu Riihijarvi
San Jose Sharks first round draft pick
1996
Succeeded by
Marco Sturm