Chubarov (right) takes a face-off against Michael Peca (left)
December 13, 1979 |
Gorky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Avangard Omsk (RSL)
HC Dynamo Moscow (RSL)
Vancouver Canucks (NHL)
Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Kansas City Blades (IHL)
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
|NHL Draft||31st overall, 1998
Artem Andreevich Chubarovv (Russian: Артём Чубаров) (born December 13, 1979) is a professional ice hockey player. He last played with HC Dynamo Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He also played for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Playing career 
Artem Chubarov was selected 31st overall in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He was the 2nd selection for the Vancouver Canucks. Prior to this, he spent four years playing in Russian ice hockey leagues, including the Torpedo organization in Nizhny Novgorod and HC Dynamo Moscow. Chubarov would spend one final season with Dynamo, before joining the Canucks for most of the 1999–2000 season, spending the rest with Syracuse of the AHL. He missed most of the 2000–01 season, playing only one game, after a shoulder injury while with Kansas City of the IHL
Between the 1999–2000 and 2001–02 seasons, Chubarov would switch from the Canucks to their farm teams, playing for Syracuse, Kansas City, and Manitoba. He set a new NHL record by becoming the first player in NHL history to begin his career with four consecutive game-winning goals.
With the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Chubarov joined his former team Dynamo Moscow. At the end of the lockout, it was reported he had refused to rejoin the Canucks, instead choosing to play in Russia. On August 22, 2005, he was signed by Avangard Omsk of the Super League, leaving Dynamo.
- First player in NHL history to begin his career with four consecutive game-winning goals.
- Scored the winning goal for Russia in the 1999 WJC in OT against Roberto Luongo.
- There is a somewhat popular parody account in his name on Twitter.
Career statistics 
Regular season and playoffs 
|1996–97||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod||RUS-2||15||1||1||2||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||HC Dynamo Moscow||RSL||30||1||4||5||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|1998–99||HC Dynamo Moscow||RSL||34||8||2||10||10||12||0||0||0||4|
|2000–01||Kansas City Blades||IHL||10||7||4||11||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||HC Dynamo Moscow||RSL||27||4||9||13||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod||KHL||40||4||17||21||2||3||0||0||0||2|
|2009–10||HC Dynamo Moscow||KHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|Junior int'l totals||14||7||5||12||4|
|Senior int'l totals||4||0||1||1||0|
- All statistics taken from NHL.com
International play 
|Competitor for Russia|
|Men's ice hockey|
|World Junior Championships|
- Won the gold medal at 1999 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, scoring the tournament-winning goal in overtime.
- Took part in 2004 World Cup of Hockey
- NHL.com (2009). "Artem Chubarov's NHL Profile". NHL.com. Retrieved 2009-04-06.