Denis Denisov

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Denis Denisov
Denis Denisov 2010-12-12 (2).jpg
Born (1981-12-31) December 31, 1981 (age 35)
Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
CSKA Moscow
Krylia Sovetov Moscow
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Ak Bars Kazan
Avangard Omsk
HC Dynamo Moscow
SKA St. Petersburg
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 149th overall, 2000
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1997–present

Denis Valeryevich Denisov (Russian: Денис Валерьевич Денисов; born December 31, 1981) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing as Captain for HC CSKA Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1] He was selected by Buffalo Sabres in the 5th round (149th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.

Early life[edit]

Denisov was born into a military family, stationed in Kharkiv at the time of his birth. The family later moved to Tver, and he began playing hockey at the age of 9.[2]

International[edit]

Medal record
Representing  Russia
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Minsk
Gold medal – first place 2012 Stockholm
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Innsbruck
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2000 Skellefteå

Denisov was named to the Russia men's national ice hockey team for competition at the 2014 IIHF World Championship. Denisov played a good tournament producing in 10 games 0 goals and 1 assist.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Russia WJC18 6th 7 0 2 2 0
2000 Russia WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 1 1 2 0
2001 Russia WJC 7th 7 1 2 3 2
2005 Russia WC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 0 1 1 4
2012 Russia WC 1st, gold medalist(s) 10 2 1 3 2
2013 Russia WC 6th 8 1 1 2 4
2014 Russia WC 1st, gold medalist(s) 10 0 1 1 10
Junior totals 21 2 5 7 2
Senior totals 37 3 4 7 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denisov and Gimaev reinforce CSKA" (in Russian). HC CSKA Moscow. 2012-07-04. Retrieved 2012-07-04. 
  2. ^ "Денисов: «В хоккее, как и в жизни, надо биться до конца»". Dynamo.ru. Archived from the original on May 13, 2014. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 

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