July 12, 1986 |
Nizhnekamsk, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)|
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
HC Dynamo Moscow
HC Sibir Novosibirsk
|NHL Draft||96th overall, 2004
Columbus Blue Jackets
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.
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 and signed in October 2009 for HC Dynamo Moscow.
- RussianProspects.com Andrei Plekhanov Profile
- Andrei Plekhanov career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Andrei Plekhanov profile at Eurohockey.com
- Andrei Plekhanov player profile at NHL.com
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