Igor Knyazev

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Igor Knyazev
Born (1983-01-27) January 27, 1983 (age 34)
Elektrostal, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
team
Former teams
free agent
Spartak Moscow
Ak Bars Kazan
Khimik Voskresensk
Khimik Moscow Oblast
Dynamo Moscow
Vityaz Chekhov
HC MVD
NHL Draft 15th overall, 2001
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 1999–present

Igor Knyazev (born January 27, 1983 in Elektrostal, Soviet Union) is a Russian ice hockey defenceman. Knyazev was drafted in the first-round, 15th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He spent two seasons in the American Hockey League with the Lowell Lock Monsters and the Springfield Falcons before returning to the Russian Super League in 2004. He never played in the National Hockey League.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999-00 Spartak-2 Moscow RUS-3 13 2 4 6 74
1999-00 Spartak Moscow RUS-2 26 1 1 2 16
2000-01 Spartak Moscow RUS-2 42 6 3 9 64 11 0 2 2 37
2001-02 Spartak Moscow RSL 3 0 0 0 8
2001-02 Spartak-2 Moscow RUS-3 53 6 5 11 101
2001-02 Ak Bars Kazan RSL 16 0 1 1 4 3 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 68 2 5 7 68
2003-04 Springfield Falcons AHL 72 1 6 7 61
2004-05 Khimik Voskresensk RSL 30 0 2 2 57
2005-06 Khimik Moscow Oblast RSL 21 3 1 4 36
2006-07 Dynamo Moscow RSL 14 0 2 2 22
2006-07 Vityaz Chekhov RSL 12 0 0 0 82 3 0 0 0 2
2007-08 HC MVD RSL 8 0 1 1 6 3 0 2 2 2
2008–09 HC MVD KHL 8 0 1 1 8
2008–09 Krylya Sovetov Moscow RUS-2 10 0 2 2 40
2008–09 Krylya Sovetov-2 RUS-3 9 1 1 2 14
2009–10 Krylya Sovetov Moscow RUS-2 17 0 0 0 20 5 1 1 2 0
2009–10 Krylya Stolitsy RUS-3 6 0 3 3 12
2010-11 Lada Togliatti VHL 43 0 6 6 78
2011-12 Titan Klin VHL 52 5 4 9 60 3 0 0 0 27
2012-13 Titan Klin VHL 8 0 1 1 2
2012-13 HC Ryazan VHL 11 1 2 3 37
2012-13 THK Tver VHL 29 2 0 2 130

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2000 Russia WJC18 2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 0 1 1 4
2001 Russia WJC18 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 1 4 5 28
2002 Russia WJC 1st, gold medalist(s) 7 2 1 3 25
Junior Int'l Totals 19 3 6 9 57

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Preceded by
David Tanabe
Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick
2001
Succeeded by
Cam Ward