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Vasily Vladimirovich Koshechkin (Russian: Василий Владимирович Кошечкин; born 27 March 1983) is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Vasily Koshechkin
Vasily Koshechkin 2010-12-25.JPG
Born (1983-03-27) 27 March 1983 (age 36)
Tolyatti, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)
Weight 231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
KHL team
Former teams
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
HC Lada Togliatti
Ak Bars Kazan
Severstal Cherepovets
National team  Russia
NHL Draft 233rd overall, 2002
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2003–present

Playing careerEdit

Koshechkin started his professional hockey career as the backup goaltender of Lada Togliatti, RSL. He took over as number-one goaltender in 2005–06 season, playing 41 out of 51 regular season games. With 3 goals against and 1 shutout in 3 games, he also actively contributed into the latest international achievement of his team, 2005–06 Continental Cup win. He had spent three seasons in Severstal Cherepovets before he moved to Metallurg Magnitogorsk.

International playEdit

Vasily Koshechkin
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing
  Olympic Athletes from Russia
Olympic Games
  2018 Pyeongchang
Representing   Russia
World Championships
  2009 Switzerland
  2010 Germany
  2007 Russia

During the 2006–07 season, Koshechkin was invited to represent the Russian national team. Koshechkin was named a reserve player for the 2010 Winter Olympics, though he didn't play in the tournament. He was next invited to the 2010 IIHF World Championship.[1] He was a member of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2003–04 Lada Togliatti RSL 8 247 10 0 2.43 .888
2004–05 Lada Togliatti RSL 4 121 5 0 2.48 .868
2005–06 Lada Togliatti RSL 41 2376 64 9 1.62 .938
2006–07 Lada Togliatti RSL 42 2429 82 5 2.02 .923
2007–08 Ak Bars Kazan RSL 19 990 45 0 2.73
2008-09 Lada Togliatti KHL 43 21 16 6 2404 66 8 1.65 .934
2009-10 Lada Togliatti KHL 23 8 9 6 1305 46 2 2.12 .921
2009-10 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 26 17 7 2 1536 47 6 1.84 .932
2010-11 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 32 15 14 3 1809 88 2 2.92 .906
2011-12 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 34 12 11 5 1795 71 6 2.37 .925
2012-13 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 51 22 20 9 3102 110 8 2.13 .923

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP W L T / OT MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2007 Russia WC 3 3 0 0 180:00 8 0 2.67 .879
2009 Russia WC 0 - - - - - - - -
2010 Russia Oly 0 - - - - - - - -
2010 Russia WC 3 3 0 0 180:00 3 0 1.00 .967
2011 Russia WC 0 - - - - - - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 January 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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