February 22, 1983 |
Omsk, Russian SFSR,
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)|
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Atlant Moscow Oblast
|NHL Draft||41st overall, 2001
Andrei Sergeevich Taratukhin (born February 22, 1983 in Omsk, Soviet Union) is a Russian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Taratukhin was drafted 41st overall by the Calgary Flames in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He had spells with his hometown Avangard Omsk, Salavat Yulaev Ufa and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl before signing for the Flames in 2006. Taratukhin was assigned to the American Hockey League with the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights and in 80 regular games, he scored 17 goals and 43 assists for 60 points. It would be his only season in North America as he returned to Russia the next season, re-joining Salavat Yulaev Ufa.
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