Oleg Saprykin
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (0 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
KHL Team
F. Teams
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Phoenix Coyotes
Calgary Flames
Ottawa Senators
CSKA Moscow
HC Dynamo Moscow
Born February 12 1981 (1981-02-12) (age 39),
Moscow, Soviet Union
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1999
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 2000 – present

Oleg Dmitrievich Saprykin (Russian: Олег Дмитриевич Сапрыкин; born February 12, 1981) is a Russian professional ice hockey player. Saprykin currently plays for the Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Saprykin was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the first round (11th overall) in 1999. He played a total of five seasons with the Calgary Flames before being traded along with Denis Gauthier to the Phoenix Coyotes on 26 August 2004 in exchange for Daymond Langkow.

On February 27, 2007 he was traded to the Ottawa Senators with a 2007 NHL Entry Draft seventh-round draft pick for a second-round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Awards[edit | edit source]

1999–2000 - WHL - West Second All-Star Team
1998–1999 - WHL - West Second All-Star Team

International play[edit | edit source]

Saprykin played for the CSKA Moscow hockey club from 1997–98, until he played in the WHL with the Seattle Thunderbirds. He returned to his old hockey club, CSKA Moscow, during the 2004–05 NHL lockout and for the 2008-09 KHL season. Saprykin was a member of Team Russia in the 2009 IIHF World Championships, which went on to win the gold medal.

International statistics[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2003 Russia WC 5th 7 1 3 4 6
2009 Russia WC 1 9 4 3 7 0
Senior int'l totals 16 5 6 11 6

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Rico Fata
Calgary Flames' first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Brent Krahn

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