Roman Oksiuta

Roman Nikolaevich Oksiuta (Russian: Роман Николаевич Оксюта); born 21 August 1970) is a retired Russian ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Roman Oksiuta
Born (1970-08-21) 21 August 1970 (age 50)
Murmansk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Edmonton Oilers
Vancouver Canucks
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Pittsburgh Penguins
Khimik Voskresensk
National team  Soviet Union and
 Russia
NHL Draft 202nd overall, 1989
New York Rangers
Playing career 1987–2006

Playing careerEdit

Oksiuta played a total of 153 regular season games, scoring 46 goals and 41 assists for 87 points and collecting 100 penalty minutes. Oksiuta was drafted in the 10th round, 202nd overall by the New York Rangers in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft but was traded to Edmonton for Oilers' captain, Kevin Lowe, while he was still playing in Russia. He also had a spell in Finland's SM-liiga for KalPa and Lukko. He returned to Russia in 1999 and played in the Vysshaya Liga for Khimik Voskresensk where he began his career in 1987. In 2003 the team were promoted to the Russian Super League. He retired in 2006.

Oksiuta represented the Soviet national team and later the Russian national team at the IIHF World Championships; winning gold (1989) and silver (1990) with the Soviet Union.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88 Khimik Voskresensk Soviet 11 1 0 1 4
1988–89 Khimik Voskresensk Soviet 34 13 3 16 14
1989–90 Khimik Voskresensk Soviet 37 13 6 19 16
1990–91 Khimik Voskresensk Soviet 41 12 8 20 24
1991–92 Khimik Voskresensk CIS 35 22 14 36 20 7 2 6 8 8
1992–93 Khimik Voskresensk RUS 20 11 2 13 42
1992–93 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 43 26 25 51 22 16 9 19 28 12
1993–94 Edmonton Oilers NHL 10 1 2 3 4
1993–94 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 47 31 22 53 90 4 2 2 4 22
1994–95 Edmonton Oilers NHL 26 11 2 13 8
1994–95 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 25 9 7 16 20
1994–95 Vancouver Canucks NHL 12 5 2 7 2 10 2 3 5 0
1995–96 Vancouver Canucks NHL 56 16 23 39 42
1995–96 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 14 7 5 12 18
1996–97 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 28 6 7 13 22
1996–97 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Furuset Ishockey NOR 10 10 7 17 44
1997–98 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 19 5 8 13 50 3 0 0 0 12
1998–99 KalPa SM-l 10 4 2 6 55
1998–99 Lukko SM-l 16 0 7 7 79
1999–2000 Khimik Voskresensk RUS II 22 17 17 34 92
2000–01 Khimik Voskresensk RUS II 39 26 26 52 63 4 1 1 2 14
2001–02 Khimik Voskresensk RUS II 36 18 30 48 42 8 3 3 6 8
2002–03 Khimik Voskresensk RUS II 28 19 10 29 35 11 8 7 15 4
2003–04 Khimik Voskresensk RSL 18 4 1 5 42
2005–06 Khimik Voskresensk RUS II 3 0 1 1 0
Soviet/CIS totals 158 61 31 92 78 7 2 6 8 8
AHL totals 115 66 54 120 132 20 11 21 32 34
NHL totals 153 46 41 87 96 10 2 3 5 0

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1988 Soviet Union EJC   6 5 6 11 4
1989 Soviet Union WJC   7 6 3 9 4
1990 Soviet Union WJC   7 7 2 9 4
1996 Russia WC 4th 8 3 0 3 2
Junior totals 20 18 11 29 12

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