Maxim Berezin

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Maxim Berezin
Born (1991-01-29) January 29, 1991 (age 25)
Izhevsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
NHL Draft undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Maxim Berezin (born January 29, 1991) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1]


Berezin started his career in 2007 with the Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the third level Pervaya Liga as a seventeen-year-old, where he scored 13 points in 38 games. He would spend most of his 2008-09 season in the second level Vysshaya Liga playing with Neftyanik Leninogorsk, scoring 6 pts in 32 games.[citation needed]

He would split his next two seasons between Reaktor Nizhnekamsk of the Molodezhnaya Khokkeinaya Liga and Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. Berezin would score a career high in points (36) during his 2009-10 stint with Reaktor Nizhnekamsk.[citation needed]

2011 World Juniors Championship[edit]

Berezin was most recently a member of the Russian team that won the gold medal in the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. In seven games, he did not score but had three assists and eight penalty minutes.[citation needed]


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