Denis Platonov

Denis Platonov (born November 6, 1981) is a Russian former professional ice hockey centre who most notably played for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1] He was selected by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round (75th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

Denis Platonov
Born (1981-11-06) November 6, 1981 (age 38)
Saratov, Russian SFSR
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Ak Bars Kazan
Milwaukee Admirals
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Avangard Omsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
NHL Draft 75th overall, 2001
Nashville Predators
Playing career 1998–2019

Following the completion of the 2018–19 season with Metallurg Magnitogorsk, limited to just 24 games through injury, Platonov ended his 21-year professional career, with an interest to pursue coaching.[2]

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
Champion (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) 2007
Gagarin Cup (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) 2014, 2016 [3]


  1. ^ "Magnitogorsk Metallurg's 2010-11 Roster". 2016-05-06. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
  2. ^ "Final press conference" (in Russian). Metallurg Magnitogorsk. 2019-03-14. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  3. ^ "Magnitogorsk wins 2nd Gagarin Cup in 3 years". 2016-04-19. Retrieved 2016-04-19.

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