Konstantin Korneyev

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Konstantin Korneyev
Konstantin Korneev - Switzerland vs. Russia, 8th April 2011 (1).jpg
Born (1984-06-05) June 5, 1984 (age 32)
Moscow, Russian SFSR,
Soviet Union
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Krylya Sovetov
Ak Bars Kazan
CSKA Moscow
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 275th overall, 2002
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2001–present

Konstantin Nikolayevich Korneyev (Russian: Константи́н Никола́евич Корне́ев; born June 5, 1984 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Playing career[edit]

Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL) in 2002(9th round, 275th overall), Korneyev has played with Krylya Sovetov Moscow, Ak Bars Kazan and CSKA Moscow in Russia, but has not played in the NHL. He wins Russian Superleague 2006 with Ak Bars. During the summer of 2011 he was removed as a prospect from the Montreal Canadiens website indicating a possible rupture in their association, however this has not yet been verified.

On December 24, 2010, he was traded from HC CSKA Moscow to Ak Bars Kazan for defenseman Vyacheslav Buravchikov and a financial compensation.

He played for the Russian national team at the 2008 IIHF World Championship, 2009 IIHF World Championship, 2010 IIHF World Championship where he won two gold medals and a silver medal with the team.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Russia WJC18 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 2 5 7 0
2003 Russia WJC 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 0 2 2 4
2004 Russia WJC 5th 6 0 5 5 6
2007 Russia WC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1 0 0 0 0
2008 Russia WC 1st, gold medalist(s) 9 1 5 6 0
2009 Russia WC 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 0 1 1 2
2010 Russia Oly 6th 4 0 0 0 4
2010 Russia WC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 9 0 0 0 2
2011 Russia WC 4th 9 0 3 3 0
Junior totals 20 2 12 14 10
Senior totals 38 1 9 10 8

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