Ruslan Zainullin

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Ruslan Zainullin
Ruslan Zainullin 2011-10-27.JPG
Born (1982-02-14) February 14, 1982 (age 32)
Kazan, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
KHL team
Former teams
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
HC Spartak Moscow
HC Dynamo Moscow
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Ak Bars Kazan
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
NHL Draft 34th overall, 2000
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2000 –present

Ruslan Zainullin (born February 14, 1982) is a Russian professional ice hockey center currently playing for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the Kontinental Hockey League. His National Hockey League rights belong to the Calgary Flames.

Playing career[edit]

Zainullin was drafted 34th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft after playing his first professional season in the Russian Super League with Ak Bars Kazan. Despite being drafted in the NHL, Zainullin has never played in the league, opting to remain in Russia.

Playing with HC MVD in 2007–08, he recorded his most prolific season with 23 points in 50 games.

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2000 Russia WJC18 2 6 3 4 7 8
2002 Russia WJC 1 7 0 1 1 2
Junior int'l totals 13 3 5 8 10


External links[edit]

Media related to Ruslan Zainullin at Wikimedia Commons