Evgeni Tunik
Born November 17, 1984 (1984-11-17) (age 25),

Kraskovo, Soviet Union



6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)

Position Centre
Shoots Left
RUS-2 team

F. teams

Toros Neftekams

SKA Saint Petersburg

Crystall Elektrostal

Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Ntl. team Russia
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 2003

New York Islanders

Playing career 2000–present

Evgeni Tunik is the product of the Elektrostal hockey system. The young forward was also consistently part of Russia’s U18 and U20 national teams. Tunik was drafted by the New York Islanders during the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Since the draft he has struggled to become a regular in the Super League and has primarily skated in the second tier Russian High League. During the summer of 2005 the young forward came over to North America and spend the 2005-06 season with the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, enjoying marginal success. After the season Tunik decided to return to Russia to continue his career . [1]

International statistics[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Place GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Russia WJC18 2 8 1 3 4 14
2004 Russia WJC 5th 5 0 1 1 4

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ RussianProspects.com Evgeni Tunik Profile

External links[edit | edit source]

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