Yekaterina Smolentseva

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Yekaterina Smolentseva
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Born (1981-09-15) September 15, 1981 (age 35)
Sverdlovsk, Soviet Union
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 148 lb (67 kg; 10 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
RWHL team
Former teams
HC Agidel Ufa
Tornado Moscow Region
SKIF Nizhny Novgorod
Connecticut Whale
National team  Russia
Playing career 1996–present

Yekaterina Vyachslavovna Smolentseva (Russian: Екатерина Вячеславовна Смоленцева, born September 15, 1981) is a Russian female ice hockey player for the HC Agidel Ufa. Outside the Whale, Smolentseva is a member of the Russia women's national ice hockey team, and also formerly played for SKIF Nizhni Novgorod and Tornado Moskovaya Oblast.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Smolentseva has appeared in the 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014 Olympic winter games with the Russian national team. She led the Russian team in scoring at three consecutive World Championships (2007, 2008 and 2009). During the 2009 tournament, she registered six points in just three games.[2]

Connecticut Whale[edit]

On August 15, 2015, it was announced that Smolentseva had signed a contract to play for the Connecticut Whale of the National Women's Hockey League.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; +/- = Plus Minus Rating

Event GP G AST PTS PIM +/-
2002 Winter Olympics 5 0 3 3 6 −1
2006 Winter Olympics 5 0 2 2 0 −2
2010 Winter Olympics 5 1 1 2 10 −3
2014 Winter Olympics 6 2 4 6 2 0

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