Kirill Gotovets

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Kirill Gotovets
Born (1991-06-25) June 25, 1991 (age 23)
Minsk, Belarus
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
AHL team
Former teams
Rockford IceHogs
Milwaukee Admirals
National team  Belarus
NHL Draft 183rd overall, 2009
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2014–present

Kirill Gotovets (born June 25, 1991) is a Belarussian ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League (AHL). He participated at the 2010 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Belarus National men's ice hockey team.[1] He played for four years at Cornell University between 2010 and 2014. He was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning as number 183 overall, in the seventh round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

On April 2, 2013 his NHL rights were traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Philippe Paradis.[2] He was also a first round selection in the 2009 KHL Junior Draft.

On July 21, 2014, Gotovets signed a one-year AHL contract with Blackhawks affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs.[3]

International[edit]

Gotovets was named to the Belarus men's national ice hockey team for competition at the 2014 IIHF World Championship.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 
  2. ^ "Kirill Gotovets". Hockey Database. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Gotovets agrees to one-year deal with IceHogs". Rockford IceHogs. 2014-07-21. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 
  4. ^ "Roster forming - 2014 WM - International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF". iihfworlds2014.com. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 

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