Alexander Selivanov
Position Left Wing
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
207 lb (94 kg)
[Dutch "Eredivisie"] Team
F. Teams
HYS The Hague
Tampa Bay Lightning
Edmonton Oilers
Columbus Blue Jackets
Nationality Flag of Russia Russian
Born March 23 1971 (1971-03-23) (age 48),
Moscow, U.S.S.R.
NHL Draft 140th overall, 1994
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1990 – present

Alexander Selivanov (born 23 March 1971) is a professional ice hockey left winger who has played in the NHL and also in various European leagues.

Draft Edit

Selivanov was selected in the sixth round of the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, 140th overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers as an over-ager. He had previously played for the Russian club Spartak Moscow.

Career Edit

Selivanov never played for Philadelphia, however, and made his NHL debut with the Tampa Bay Lightning, for whom he played parts of five seasons. He was later dealt to the Edmonton Oilers. During the 1999–2000 season, Selivanov briefly led the league in scoring, before injuries and a prolonged slump stopped him. He finished the season with 27 goals. After one more season, a disappointing one with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Selivanov returned to Europe, playing in Russia and Germany. In January 2008 it was announced that he went from Germany to Switzerland to play with Fribourg Gotteron in the national league A. In Septembe r of 2009 HYS The Hague of the Dutch hockey league Eredivisie announced that Selivanov signed a one year contract with them.

Personal Edit

Selivanov's father-in-law is Hockey Hall of Famer Phil Esposito.


  • 6 September 1994 - Philadelphia trades Selivanov to Tampa Bay for a fourth round pick (Flyers select Radovan Somik).
  • 29 January 1999 - Tampa Bay trades Selivanov to Edmonton in exchange for Alexandre Daigle.
  • 24 November 2000 - Signs as a free agent with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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