Andrei Plekhanov

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Andrei Plekhanov
Born (1986-07-12) July 12, 1986 (age 30)
Nizhnekamsk, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
KHL team
Former teams
HC Sochi
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Syracuse Crunch
HC Dynamo Moscow
Amur Khabarovsk
HC Sibir Novosibirsk
NHL Draft 96th overall, 2004
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2004–present

Andrei Plekhanov (born 12 July 1986) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for HC Sochi in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Plekhanov was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets with the 96th overall pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

He then came over to North America and signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets, skating for the club's AHL affiliate the Syracuse Crunch and ECHL affiliate Elmira Jackals during the 2007–08 season. The young defenseman re-signed to a one-way deal with the Blue Jackets for the 2008–09 season[1] and signed in October 2009 for HC Dynamo Moscow.

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