Vyacheslav Butsayev

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Vyacheslav Butsayev
Born (1970-06-13) June 13, 1970 (age 43)
Tolyatti, URS
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for CSKA Moscow
Philadelphia Flyers
San Jose Sharks
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Florida Panthers
Ottawa Senators
Tampa Bay Lightning
Lada Togliatti
Södertälje SK
Färjestads BK
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
Severstal Cherepovets
HC MVD
National team  Soviet Union 
Unified Team &
 Russia
NHL Draft 109th overall, 1990
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1987–2007

Vyacheslav Gennadievich Butsayev (Russian: Вячеслав Геннадьевич Буцаев; born June 13, 1970) is a Russian retired professional ice hockey player. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the sixth round, 109th overall, of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. He last played for HC Dmitrov in Russia's Vysshaya Liga.

Butsayev played in the Soviet Union for several seasons before coming to North America, including three seasons with HC CSKA Moscow. He joined the Flyers for the 1992–93 season, playing in 52 games and scoring 16 points.

Butsayev was a journeyman in the NHL, playing for the Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, and Tampa Bay Lightning. He returned to Russia for the 2001–02 season and has played there since.

In his NHL career, Butsayev appeared in 132 games. He scored 17 goals and added 26 assists.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1986–87 Torpedo Tolyatti USSR-2 1 0 0 0 0
1987–88 Torpedo Tolyatti USSR-2 37 8 4 12 14
1988–89 Torpedo Tolyatti USSR-2 60 14 7 21 32
1989–90 CSKA Moscow USSR 48 14 4 18 30
1990–91 CSKA Moscow USSR 46 14 9 23 32
1991–92 CSKA Moscow CIS 28 12 9 21 18 8 0 4 4 8
1992–93 CSKA Moscow IHL 5 3 4 7 6
1992–93 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 52 2 14 16 61
1992–93 Hershey Bears AHL 24 8 10 18 51
1993–94 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 47 12 9 21 58
1993–94 San Jose Sharks NHL 12 0 2 2 10
1994–95 Lada Togliatti IHL 9 2 6 8 6
1994–95 San Jose Sharks NHL 6 2 0 2 0
1994–95 Kansas City Blades IHL 13 3 4 7 12 3 0 0 0 2
1995–96 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 7 1 0 1 0
1995–96 Baltimore Bandits AHL 62 23 42 65 80 12 4 8 12 28
1996–97 Södertälje SK SEL 16 2 4 6 61
1996–97 Färjestads BK SEL 24 4 3 7 47 8 3 4 7 41
1997–98 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 76 36 51 87 128 4 2 2 4 4
1998–99 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 71 28 44 72 123 2 1 0 1 4
1998–99 Florida Panthers NHL 1 0 0 0 2
1998–99 Ottawa Senators NHL 2 0 1 1 2
1999–2000 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1999–2000 Ottawa Senators NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1999–2000 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 68 28 35 63 85 17 4 12 16 24
2000–01 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 75 33 35 68 65 10 1 5 6 18
2001–02 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl RSL 29 8 16 24 28 9 3 1 4 4
2002–03 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl RSL 45 13 15 28 38 9 3 6 9 10
2003–04 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl RSL 54 9 6 15 56 3 1 0 1 2
2004–05 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 31 3 6 9 22
2004–05 CSKA Moscow RSL 24 4 7 11 10
2005–06 HC MVD RSL 49 12 14 26 68
2006–07 HC Dmitrov RUS-2 19 3 7 10 26
NHL totals 132 17 26 43 133

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1990 Soviet Union WJC 2 7 3 4 7 14
1991 Soviet Union WC 3 10 4 1 5 10
1992 Unified Team Oly 1 8 1 1 2 4
1992 CIS WC 5th 6 0 1 1 10
1993 Russia WC 1 8 1 2 3 8
1997 Russia WC 4th 9 2 2 4 8
2002 Russia WC 2 9 1 2 3 6
2004 Russia WC 10th 5 0 1 1 4
Senior Int'l Totals 55 9 10 19 50

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