Anatoli Fedotov

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Anatoli Fedotov
Born (1966-05-11) May 11, 1966 (age 51)
Saratov, URS
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Winnipeg Jets
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
NHL Draft 238th overall, 1993
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 1985–2001

Anatoli Vladimirovich Fyodotov (born May 11, 1966 in Saratov, Soviet Union) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 4 games in the National Hockey League.

He began his career with his hometown team Kristall Saratov before moving to the Soviet Hockey League with HC Dynamo Moscow. He represented the USSR in the 1985 and 1986 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He also played on the Soviet Union's 1987 Canada Cup team. He then moved to North America in 1992 and played one game for the Winnipeg Jets, scoring two assists. He spent the season in the American Hockey League with the Moncton Hawks. He was then drafted 238th overall by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft and managed to play three regular season games but didn't register a point. He spent two seasons in the International Hockey League with the San Diego Gulls before moving to Japan, signing with New Oji Seishi Tomakomai where he was voted the league's best player. He then played in Finland's SM-liiga with Tappara and Sweden's Elitserien with HV71 before returning to Oji. After two seasons in Japan, Fedotov returned to Russia and split 2000-01 with Molot-Prikamie Perm and Vityaz Podolsk before retiring.

He has the distinction of being the only NHL player to be selected in the NHL Entry Draft after playing his first NHL game.

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