Vasily Koshechkin

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Vasily Koshechkin
Vasily Koshechkin 2010-12-25.JPG
Born (1983-03-27) 27 March 1983 (age 35)
Tolyatti, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)
Weight 231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
KHL team
Former teams
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
HC Lada Togliatti
Ak Bars Kazan
Severstal Cherepovets
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 233rd overall, 2002
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2003–present

Vasily Vladimirovich Koshechkin (Russian: Василий Владимирович Кошечкин; born 27 March 1983) is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Koshechkin started his professional hockey career as the backup goaltender of Lada Togliatti, RSL. He took over as number-one goaltender in 2005–06 season, playing 41 out of 51 regular season games. With 3 goals against and 1 shutout in 3 games, he also actively contributed into the latest international achievement of his team, 2005–06 Continental Cup win.

International play[edit]

Vasily Koshechkin
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing
 Olympic Athletes from Russia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Pyeongchang
Representing  Russia
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Switzerland
Silver medal – second place 2010 Germany
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Russia

During the 2006–07 season, Koshechkin was invited to represent the Russian national team. Koshechkin was named a reserve player for the 2010 Winter Olympics, though didn't play in the tournament. He was next invited to the 2010 IIHF World Championship.[1] He is a member of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2003–04 Lada Togliatti RSL 8 247 10 0 2.43 .888
2004–05 Lada Togliatti RSL 4 121 5 0 2.48 .868
2005–06 Lada Togliatti RSL 41 2376 64 9 1.62 .938
2006–07 Lada Togliatti RSL 42 2429 82 5 2.02 .923
2007–08 Ak Bars Kazan RSL 19 990 45 0 2.73
2008-09 Lada Togliatti KHL 43 21 16 6 2404 66 8 1.65 .934
2009-10 Lada Togliatti KHL 23 8 9 6 1305 46 2 2.12 .921
2009-10 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 26 17 7 2 1536 47 6 1.84 .932
2010-11 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 32 15 14 3 1809 88 2 2.92 .906
2011-12 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 34 12 11 5 1795 71 6 2.37 .925
2012-13 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 51 22 20 9 3102 110 8 2.13 .923

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP W L T / OT MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2007 Russia WC 3 3 0 0 180:00 8 0 2.67 .879
2009 Russia WC 0 - - - - - - - -
2010 Russia Oly 0 - - - - - - - -
2010 Russia WC 3 3 0 0 180:00 3 0 1.00 .967
2011 Russia WC 0 - - - - - - - -

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