Denis Tolpeko

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Denis Tolpeko
Born (1985-01-29) January 29, 1985 (age 32)
Moscow, URS
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Spartak Moscow
Philadelphia Flyers
Dynamo Moscow
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Amur Khabarovsk
HC Sochi
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present

Denis Andreevich Tolpeko (born January 29, 1985) is a Russian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for HC Spartak Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Playing career[edit]

Tolpeko was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers on July 5, 2006. He made his NHL debut with the Flyers on October 4, 2007 against the Calgary Flames. A month later on November 15, Tolpeko scored his first NHL goal against the New York Rangers on goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. Following the season, Tolpeko signed with Dynamo Moscow on May 29, 2008.

In the off-season prior to the 2015–16 campaign, Tolpeko was traded by Salavat Yulaev Ufa to Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod on July 31, 2015. In his first season with Torpedo, Tolpeko lasted just 5 games with the club, before he was again traded to his fifth top-flight Russian club, Amur Khabarovsk on October 1, 2015.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Vityaz Podolsk Rus.2 22 1 2 3 6
2003–04 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 72 13 16 29 63
2004–05 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 54 13 18 31 48 12 1 0 1 10
2005–06 Regina Pats WHL 53 20 31 51 66 6 0 4 4 16
2006–07 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 58 11 19 30 58
2007–08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 24 8 9 17 26
2007–08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 26 1 5 6 24
2008–09 Dynamo Moscow KHL 42 3 13 16 42 11 2 1 3 36
2009–10 Dynamo Moscow KHL 24 2 2 4 32 3 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Dynamo Moscow KHL 33 8 7 15 26
2011–12 Dynamo Moscow KHL 35 6 4 10 33 9 0 2 2 6
2012–13 Dynamo Moscow KHL 27 5 5 10 27 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Dynamo Balashikha VHL 3 3 0 3 2
2013–14 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 38 5 5 10 30
2013–14 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 7 0 1 1 0 4 0 2 2 14
2014–15 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 54 10 8 18 36 5 0 0 0 2
2015–16 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 5 0 0 0 2
2015–16 Amur Khabarovsk KHL 35 4 6 10 15
2016–17 HC Sochi KHL 31 2 5 7 16
2016–17 Spartak Moscow KHL 15 2 1 3 33
NHL totals 26 1 5 6 24
KHL totals 346 47 57 104 292 33 2 5 7 60

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denis Tolpeko traded by Ufa to Amur" (in Russian). Kontinental Hockey League. 2015-10-01. Retrieved 2015-10-01. 

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