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Alexei Vasiliev (ice hockey, born 1977)

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Height  1.83 m
Playing career  1993–2015
Weight  87 kg
Name  Alexei Vasiliev
Position  Defenseman
Role  Ice hockey player

Born  September 1, 1977 (age 38) Yaroslavl, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (1977-09-01)
KHL team Former teams  Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Lokomotiv Yaroslavl New York Rangers Hartford Wolfpack Milwaukee Admirals
NHL Draft  110th overall, 1995 New York Rangers

Alexei Sergeyevich Vasiliev (Васильев, Алексей Сергеевич ; born September 1, 1977) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenseman who plays for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the Kontinental Hockey League. He played in one National Hockey League game for the New York Rangers during the 1999–2000 NHL season, going scoreless and receiving 2 penalty minutes in a contest against the Montreal Canadiens.

Vasiliev also spent 12 seasons playing for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl in the Russian Superleague & Kontinental Hockey League. His contract was not renewed for the 2011–12 KHL season, which saved his life as he was not on the plane that crashed September 7, 2011, killing the majority of the team.


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