27 March 1983|
Tolyatti, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
|Weight||231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)|
HC Lada Togliatti
Ak Bars Kazan
233rd overall, 2002|
Tampa Bay Lightning
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.
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. He had spent three seasons in Severstal Cherepovets before he moved to Metallurg Magnitogorsk.
Olympic Athletes from 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 he didn't play in the tournament. He was next invited to the 2010 IIHF World Championship. He was a member of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
|2007–08||Ak Bars Kazan||RSL||19||990||45||0||2.73|
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