Igor Vyazmikin

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Igor Vyazmikin
Born (1966-01-08)January 8, 1966
Moscow, Soviet Union
Died October 30, 2009(2009-10-30) (aged 43)
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for HC CSKA Moscow
Khimik Voskresensk
Cape Breton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
Milwaukee Admirals
Phoenix Roadrunners
Fargo-Moorhead Express
HC Fassa (Italy)
Hermes HT
Ilves
HC Severstal
National team  Soviet Union
NHL Draft 252nd overall, 1987
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1983–1999

Igor Viktorovich Vyazmikin (Russian: Игорь Викторович Вязьмикин; January 8, 1966 - October 30, 2009[1]) was a professional ice hockey forward, who played for CSKA. He was the final player selected in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, going in the twelfth round, 252nd overall, to the Edmonton Oilers, and went on to play four NHL games with that team. Additionally, Vyazmikin played extensively in Europe and North American minor leagues.

Vyazmikin was born in Moscow, Soviet Union, and represented the Soviet Union twice internationally, at the 1984 and 1986 World Junior Championships.

Death[edit]

Vyazmikin died on October 30, 2009 after a long battle with an illness.[2] He was 43 years old.

Awards[edit]

  • EJC-A All-Star Team (1983, 1984)
  • Named Best Forward at EJC-A (1983)
  • WJC-A All-Star Team (1986)

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