Vadim Tarasov

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Vadim Tarasov
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Vadim Tarasov as a Severstal Cherepovets player in the 2011-12 KHL season.
Born (1976-12-31) December 31, 1976 (age 40)
Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk
Quebec Citadelles
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Severstal Cherepovets
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 196th overall, 1999
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1992–1992

Vadim Gennadievich Tarasov (Russian: Вадим Геннадьевич Тарасов; born December 31, 1976) is a retired Kazakhstani-Russian professional ice hockey goaltender.

Tarasov was drafted 196th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft and after two seasons with Metallurg Novokuznetsk he signed a contract in 2001 and was assigned to their AHL affiliate the Quebec Citadelles, but played in only 14 regular season games and returned to Russia the next season, re-joining Metallurg Novokuznetsk. He remained with the team until 2006 where he signed for Salavat Yulaev Ufa.

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