February 28, 1972 |
Kiev, Ukraine, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|Vysshaya Liga team||Sokol Kiev|
|Played for||SHVSM Kiev
Ak Bars Kazan
HK ATEK Kiev
|NHL Draft||230th overall, 1992
St. Louis Blues
Yuriy Dmytrovych Hunko (Ukrainian: Юрій Дмитрович Гунько, born February 28, 1972), also known as Yuri Gunko, is a former Ukrainian professional ice hockey player. He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 10th round, 230th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft.
Gunko began his career with SHVSM Kiev in 1988. He stayed with SHVSM until 1990, when he joined Sokol Kiev, and played with them until 1995. Gunko then played four seasons for Ak Bars Kazan, before a one year stop-over in the DEL with the Hannover Scorpions, before returning to Kazan in 2000. He then played for CSKA Moscow for one season, before re-joining Sokol Kiev for four years, from 2002-2006. After playing one year with both HKm Zvolen and HK ATEK Kiev, he re-joined Sokol Kiev for the third time.
- Silver medal at the 1990 IIHF European U18 Championship
Deutsche Eishockey Liga
- Career profile on Eurohockey.net