Vyacheslav Butsayev
Vyacheslav Butsayev
Position Centre
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
198 lb (90 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
San Jose Sharks
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Florida Panthers
Ottawa Senators
Tampa Bay Lightning
Nationality Flag of Russia Russian
Born June 13 1970 (1970-06-13) (age 50),
Togliatti, USSR
NHL Draft 109th overall, 1990
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1989 – 2007

Vyacheslav Butsayev (born June 13, 1970 in Togliatti, U.S.S.R.) is a retired ice hockey centre. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the sixth round, 109th overall, of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. He last played for HC Dmitrov in Russia's Vysshaya Liga.

Butsayev played in the Soviet Union for several seasons before coming to North America, including three seasons with HC CSKA Moscow. He joined the Flyers for the 1992–93 season, playing in 52 games and scoring 16 points.

Butsayev was a journeyman in the NHL, playing for the Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, and Tampa Bay Lightning. He returned to Russia for the 2001–02 season and has played there since.

In his NHL career, Butsayev appeared in 132 games. He scored 17 goals and added 26 assists.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88Tolyatti TorpedoRus-137841214----------
1988–89Tolyatti TorpedoRus-1601472132----------
1989–90CSKA MoscowRussia481341730----------
1990–91CSKA MoscowRussia461492332----------
1991–92CSKA MoscowRussia281292118----------
1992–93Hershey BearsAHL248101851----------
1992–93Philadelphia FlyersNHL522141661----------
1992–93CSKA MoscowRussia53476----------
1993–94Philadelphia FlyersNHL471292158----------
1993–94San Jose SharksNHL1202210----------
1994–95Kansas City BladesIHL134371230002
1994–95San Jose SharksNHL62020----------
1994–95HC Lada TogliattiRussia92686----------
1995–96Baltimore BanditsAHL622342657012481228
1995–96Mighty Ducks of AnaheimNHL71010----------
1996–97Farjestads BK KarlstadSEL406713108834741
1997–98Fort Wayne KometsIHL7636518712842244
1998–99Fort Wayne KometsIHL7128447212321014
1998–99Florida PanthersNHL10002----------
1998–99Ottawa SenatorsNHL20112----------
1999–00Grand Rapids GriffinsIHL6828356385174121624
1999–00Tampa Bay LightningNHL20000----------
1999–00Ottawa SenatorsNHL30000----------
2000–01Grand Rapids GriffinsIHL75333568651015618
2001–02Lokomotiv YaroslavlRussia278162422----------
2002–03Lokomotiv YaraslavlRussia4314152934936910
2003–04Lokomotiv YaroslavlRussia5496155831012
2004–05Cherepovets SeverstalRussia3136922----------
2004–05CSKA MoscowRussia23471110----------
2005–06Tver MVD HCRussia4911142568----------
2006–07Dmitrov HCRus-119371026----------
NHL totals132172643133----------

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