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Sergei Valeryevich Mozyakin (Russian: Серге́й Вале́рьевич Мозя́кин; born 30 March 1981) is a Russian professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). With 694 points in his KHL career he is both the six-time points leader (2008–09, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17), and the all-time highest scorer in the KHL.

Sergei Mozyakin
Sergei Mozyakin 2012-10-08 Amur—Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL-game.jpeg
Born (1981-03-30) 30 March 1981 (age 38)
Yaroslavl, Russian SFSR,
Soviet Union
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Right
KHL team
Former teams
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
CSKA Moscow
Atlant Moscow Oblast
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 263rd overall, 2002
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 1999–present

Playing careerEdit

Sergei Mozyakin, a highly skilled winger, was drafted in the ninth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, 263rd overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the 2005–06 Russian Superleague (RSL) regular season, Mozyakin had a tight scoring race with Aleksey Morozov and Evgeni Malkin for the top scorer of the league. Mozyakin finished the season, leading the league with 52 points.

In the 2007–08 RSL regular season, which would be its final in existence before being absorbed into the KHL, Mozyakin had another tight scoring race with Morozov and finished the season only one point ahead of Morozov, leading the league in goals (37) and points (64). He has gone on to win the scoring title in six seasons of the KHL (2008–09, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, and 2016–17), giving him eight elite league scoring titles.

On February 17, 2013, Mozyakin signed a six-year contact extension to remain with Magnitogorsk.[1] In 2013–14 KHL season he won the Gagarin Cup with Metallurg Magnitogorsk as team-captain and scoring leader.

Mozyakin has also been a regular member of the Russian national team, taking part of all the twelve EHT games in the 2007–08 season, in which he scored four goals and three assists for seven points. Mozyakin also took part in the 2008 and 2009 World Championships Russian gold medal teams. He competed as a member of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Personal lifeEdit

Sergei is married to his wife Yulia, with whom he has a son, Andrei, and two daughters, Maria and Daria.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 4 0 1 1 2
2000–01 CSKA Moscow RSL 9 0 2 2 0
2002–03 CSKA Moscow RSL 33 12 15 27 18
2003–04 CSKA Moscow RSL 45 21 19 40 6
2004–05 CSKA Moscow RSL 49 11 12 23 22
2005–06 CSKA Moscow RSL 51 20 31 51 28 7 1 2 3 4
2006–07 Khimik Moscow Oblast RSL 54 27 33 60 10 9 5 4 9 4
2007–08 Khimik Moscow Oblast RSL 57 37 29 66 22 5 3 1 4 0
2008–09 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 56 34 42 76 14 7 2 5 7 0
2009–10 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 56 27 39 66 44 4 1 3 4 0
2010–11 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 54 27 34 61 12 23 8 13 21 2
2011–12 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 53 20 19 39 18 12 6 3 9 0
2012–13 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 48 35 41 76 6 7 2 4 6 0
2013–14 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 54 34 39 73 8 21 13 20 33 8
2014–15 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 49 27 27 54 14 10 8 5 13 0
2015–16 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 57 32 35 67 0 23 11 14 25 2
2016–17 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 60 48 37 85 4 17 7 17 24 6
2017–18 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 42 19 23 42 4 11 4 8 12 8
2018–19 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 61 23 32 55 10 6 0 3 3 2
KHL totals 590 326 368 694 134 141 62 95 157 28
Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing
  Olympic Athletes from Russia
Olympic Games
  2018 Pyeongchang
Representing   Russia
World Championships
  2008 Canada
  2009 Switzerland
  2010 Germany
  2015 Czech Republic
  2016 Russia
  2017 Germany/France

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Russia WC 5th 4 2 1 3 0
2008 Russia WC   7 0 1 1 2
2009 Russia WC   6 2 2 4 2
2010 Russia WC   4 1 1 2 0
2013 Russia WC 6th 8 1 3 4 2
2015 Russia WC   10 6 6 12 2
2016 Russia WC   9 6 3 9 2
2017 Russia WC   3 1 2 3 0
2018 OAR OG   6 1 3 4 0
Senior totals 57 20 22 42 10

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
KHL
Gentleman Award 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
Golden Stick Award (MVP) 2013, 2014, 2016
First All-Star Team 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
All-Star Game 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Gagarin Cup (Metallurg Magnitogorsk) 2014, 2016 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mozyakin and Magnitogorsk agree to long-term extension". Metallurg Magnitogorsk. 17 February 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Magnitogorsk wins 2nd Gagarin Cup in 3 years". rt.com. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016.

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