Gennady Churilov

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Gennady Churilov
Gennady Churilov 2010.JPG
Born (1987-05-05)5 May 1987
Magnitogorsk, Soviet Union
Died 7 September 2011(2011-09-07) (aged 24)
Yaroslavl, Russia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
National team  Russia
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–2011
Gennady Churilov
Medal record
Competitor for  Russia
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver 2007 Sweden

Gennady Stanislavovich Churilov (Russian: Геннадий Станиславович Чурилов) (5 May 1987 – 7 September 2011) was a Russian professional ice hockey player. Churilov played for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1]

Death[edit]

On 7 September 2011, Churilov was killed in the 2011 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster, when a Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying nearly his entire Lokomotiv team, crashed just outside Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was traveling to Minsk to play their opening game of the season, with its coaching staff and prospects. Lokomotiv officials said "'everyone from the main roster was on the plane plus four players from the youth team.'"[2][3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Yaroslavl Lokomotiv's 2010-11 Roster
  2. ^ "First pictures from the crash of Yak-42 near Yaroslavl". Lifenews.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. ^ "The list of Lokomotiv players who died". Lifenews.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Pavol Demitra among 43 killed in Russian plane crash". theglobeandmail.com. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 

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