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Alexander Avtsin (born March 19, 1991) is a Russian professional ice hockey right wing who is currently playing for HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Alexander Avtsin
Born (1991-03-19) March 19, 1991 (age 28)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 2.8 in (190 cm)
Weight 212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
KHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
CSK VVS Samara (VHL)
Dynamo Moscow
Hamilton Bulldogs
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
Admiral Vladivostok
Severstal Cherepovets
NHL Draft 109th overall, 2009
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2009–present

Playing careerEdit

Avtsin was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the fourth round of the 2009 entry draft, 109th overall while within the HC Dynamo Moscow organization in the Kontinental Hockey League. He was also drafted 43rd overall in the Canadian Hockey League draft by the Quebec Remparts, but opted to remain in Russia.

On July 2, 2010, Avtsin came to a mutual agreement with HC Dynamo Moscow to leave the team. He plans on going to Montreal for training camp and if he does not make the team is willing to play for the Canadiens' farm team, the Hamilton Bulldogs.[1]

On July 15, 2010, Avtsin agreed to terms on a three-years entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens.[2] In the 2012–13 season, his third year with Canadiens affiliate the Bulldogs, after just 15 games Avtsin agreed to mutually terminate the remainder of his contract and on May 3, 2013 after clearing waivers was released as a free agent.[3]

On July 11, 2013, Avtsin agreed to a contract to return to the KHL with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl.[4]

PersonalEdit

He is married and has a daughter.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Dynamo Moscow-2 RUS-3 76 56 54 110 130
2009–10 MHC Dynamo MHL 12 4 5 9 20
2009–10 Dynamo Moscow KHL 30 3 6 9 10
2010–11 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 58 5 15 20 22 4 0 2 2 2
2011–12 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 63 6 8 14 34
2012–13 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 15 2 3 5 4
2013–14 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 6 0 0 0 6
2013–14 Admiral Vladivostok KHL 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 HK Lipetsk VHL 9 3 1 4 6
2014–15 Dizel Penza VHL 49 11 7 18 38 13 6 1 7 8
2015–16 Dynamo Moscow KHL 18 1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Dynamo Balashikha VHL 8 2 2 4 2 10 3 4 7 8
2016–17 Dynamo Balashikha VHL 10 3 5 8 10
2016–17 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 38 2 1 3 10
2017–18 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 44 12 3 15 8 5 0 1 1 0
2018–19 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 20 1 2 3 8
KHL totals 157 19 13 32 46 6 0 1 1 0
AHL totals 136 13 26 39 60 4 0 2 2 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alexander Avtsin parts with Dynamo Moscow". russianprospect.com. 2010-07-02. Archived from the original on 2010-07-06. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
  2. ^ "Habs ink Alexander Avtsin". Montreal Canadiens. 2010-07-15. Archived from the original on 18 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-15.
  3. ^ Renaud Lavoie (2013-05-03). "Avtsin now UFA". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  4. ^ Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (2013-07-11). "Lokomotiv sign Avtsin". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-07-11.

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