Alexander Selivanov

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Alexander Selivanov
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Born (1971-03-23) March 23, 1971 (age 46)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Fribourg-Gottéron
Tampa Bay Lightning
Edmonton Oilers
Columbus Blue Jackets
HYS The Hague
Krefeld Penguins
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Duisburg Foxes
Frankfurt Lions
NHL Draft 140th overall, 1994
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1990–2012

Alexander Yurievich Selivanov (born March 23, 1971 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a former professional ice hockey left winger who has played in the NHL and also in various European leagues. He quit playing after season 2011-2012. He is currently coaching Admiral Vladivostok of the KHL.

Playing career[edit]

Selivanov was selected in the sixth round of the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, 140th overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers as an over-ager. He had previously played for the Russian club Spartak. Selivanov never played for Philadelphia, however, and made his NHL debut with the Tampa Bay Lightning, for whom he played parts of five seasons. He was later dealt to the Edmonton Oilers. During the 1999–2000 season, Selivanov briefly led the league in scoring, before injuries and a prolonged slump stopped him. He finished the season with 27 goals. After one more season, a disappointing one with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Selivanov returned to Europe, playing in Russia and Germany.

In January 2008 it was announced that he transferred from Germany to Switzerland to play with Fribourg-Gottéron in the National League A. In September 2009 HYS The Hague of the Dutch hockey league Eredivisie announced that Selivanov signed a one-year contract with them.

Personal[edit]

Selivanov was married to the daughter of Hockey Hall of Famer Phil Esposito, Carrie. The couple had two sons together, Nikko and Rocco, as well as a son from her previous marriage, Dylan.[1] Carrie Esposito Selivanov died on January 30, 2012 from an abdominal aneurysm.[1][2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 HC Spartak Moscow SCL 1 0 0 0 0
1989–90 HC Spartak Moscow SCL 3 0 0 0 0
1990–91 HC Spartak Moscow SCL 21 3 1 4 6
1991–92 HC Spartak Moscow CIS 31 6 7 13 16
1992–93 HC Spartak Moscow IHL 42 12 19 31 66
1993–94 HC Spartak Moscow IHL 45 30 11 41 50
1994–95 Chicago Wolves IHL 14 4 1 5 8
1994–95 Atlanta Knights IHL 4 0 3 3 2
1994–95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 43 10 6 16 14
1995–96 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 79 31 21 52 93 6 2 2 4 6
1996–97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 69 15 18 33 61
1997–98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 70 16 19 35 85
1998–99 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 2 0 1 1 4
1998–99 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 43 6 13 19 18
1998–99 Edmonton Oilers NHL 29 8 6 14 24 2 0 1 1 2
1999–00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 67 27 20 47 46 5 0 0 0 8
2000–01 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 59 8 11 19 38
2001–02 Frankfurt Lions DEL 58 26 35 61 87
2002–03 Metallurg Magnitogorsk RSL 30 6 6 12 28 1 0 0 0 0
2003–04 SKA Saint Petersburg RSL 21 1 6 7 10
2003–04 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 30 14 11 25 14
2004–05 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 50 18 24 42 101
2005–06 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 51 30 29 59 101 5 0 1 1 6
2006–07 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 52 15 25 40 62 2 0 0 0 4
2007–08 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 32 10 11 21 24
2007–08 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 3 1 0 1 2
2008–09 Füchse Duisburg DEL 47 18 22 40 48
2009–10 HYS The Hague Hlnd 22 14 33 47 28
2010–11 SC Bietigheim-Bissingen 2.GBun 3 0 0 0 2
2011–12 HYS The Hague Hlnd 23 16 19 35 10
NHL totals 459 121 114 235 379 13 2 3 5 16

Transactions[edit]

  • 6 September 1994 - Philadelphia trades Selivanov to Tampa Bay for a fourth round pick (Flyers select Radovan Somik).
  • 29 January 1999 - Tampa Bay trades Selivanov to Edmonton in exchange for Alexandre Daigle.
  • 24 November 2000 - Signs as a free agent with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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