Sergei Bautin

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Sergei Bautin
Born (1967-03-11) March 11, 1967 (age 47)
Rahachow, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
Played for HC Dynamo Moscow
Winnipeg Jets
Detroit Red Wings
San Jose Sharks
Luleå HF
Ak Bars Kazan
Nürnberg Ice Tigers
Oji Seishi Tomakomai
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
National team Unified Team 
 Russia
NHL Draft 17th overall, 1992
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1990–2004
Olympic medal record
Competitor for Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Men's ice hockey
Gold 1992 Albertville Ice hockey

Sergei Vladimirovich Bautin (born March 11, 1967 in Rahachow, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Winnipeg Jets, Detroit Red Wings and the San Jose Sharks.

Winnipeg Jets GM Mike Smith drafted Bautin in the first round, 17th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft.

Sergei ended up playing 130 games for the Jets, scoring 5 goals and 25 assists for 30 points, collecting 176 penalty minutes. He wore the number 3, and was usually paired with fellow Russian Igor Ulanov.

On March 8, 1994, Bautin, along with Bob Essensa, was traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Tim Cheveldae and Dallas Drake. After his stint with Detroit, Sergei then signed on as a Free Agent with the San Jose Sharks in 1995. He played the rest of the 1995–96 season with San Jose's IHL affiliate, the Kansas City Blades.

In addition to his NHL experience, Bautin was a significant member of the 1992 Unified Team (former Soviet Union) where they received Gold Medal honors by beating Canada 3–1.

Sergei continued his career playing for pro teams in Sweden, Germany and Japan before finishing his career in Russia.

After his retirement, he returned to Kansas City, where, as of January 2009, he is the head coach of the Kansas City Outlaws Bantam AA Hockey team. He also runs various hockey camps throughout the summer. He is also involved with Team Kansas, a player development program with an emphesis on team play and chemistry. The teams are divided by birth years and meet twice a week.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1990–91 HC Dynamo Moscow USSR 33 2 0 2 28
1991–92 HC Dynamo Moscow CIS 32 1 2 3 88 5 0 1 1
1992–93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 71 5 18 23 96 6 0 0 0 2
1993–94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 59 0 7 7 78
1993–94 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1993–94 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 9 1 5 6 6
1994–95 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 32 0 10 10 57 1 0 0 0 4
1995–96 San Jose Sharks NHL 1 0 0 0 2
1995–96 Kansas City Blades IHL 60 0 14 14 113 3 0 0 0 6
1996–97 Luleå HF SEL 36 1 0 1 113 8 1 2 3 31
1997–98 Luleå HF SEL 43 3 5 8 52 2 0 0 0 4
1998–99 Ak Bars Kazan RSL 41 0 5 5 76 13 0 3 3 18
1999–00 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL 61 5 11 16 140
2000–01 Oji Seishi Tomakomai JPN 40 5 19 24
2001–02 Oji Seishi Tomakomai JPN 37 1 12 13
2002–03 Metallurg Magnitogorsk RSL 25 0 3 3 40
2003–04 Krylya Sovetov Moscow Rus-2 42 1 5 6 22 4 1 0 1 0
NHL totals 132 5 25 30 176 6 0 0 0 2
RSL totals 66 0 8 8 116 13 0 3 3 18

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1992 Unified Team Oly 1st 8 0 0 0 6
1992 CIS WC 5th 6 1 1 2 8
1997 Russia WC 4th 9 0 2 2 14
1999 Russia WC 5th 4 0 2 2 8
Senior Int'l Totals 27 1 5 6 36

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Preceded by
Aaron Ward
Winnipeg Jets first round draft pick
1992
Succeeded by
Mats Lindgren