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Yuri Gunko
Born (1972-02-28)February 28, 1972,
Kiev, Ukraine, Soviet Union
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Vysshaya Liga team Sokol Kiev
Pro clubs SHVSM Kiev
Ak Bars Kazan
Hannover Scorpions
CSKA Moscow
HKm Zvolen
Ntl. team Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
NHL Draft 230th overall, 1992
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1990–2011

Yuriy Dmytrovych Hunko (Ukrainian: Юрій Дмитрович Гунько, born February 28, 1972), also known as Yuri Gunko, is a former Ukrainian professional ice hockey player.[1] He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 10th round, 230th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft.


Gunko began his career with SHVSM Kiev in 1988. He stayed with SHVSM until 1990, when he joined Sokol Kiev, and played with them until 1995. Gunko then played four seasons for Ak Bars Kazan, before a one year stop-over in the DEL with the Hannover Scorpions, before returning to Kazan in 2000. He then played for CSKA Moscow for one season, before re-joining Sokol Kiev for four years, from 2002-2006. After playing one year with both HKm Zvolen and HK ATEK Kiev, he re-joined Sokol Kiev for the third time.


  • 1998 Russian champion with Ak Bars Kazan
  • 2003 Ukrainian champion with Sokol Kiev
  • 2004 Ukrainian champion with Sokol Kiev
  • 2005 Ukrainian champion with Sokol Kiev
  • 2006 Ukrainian champion with Sokol Kiev
  • 2007 Ukrainian champion with HK ATEK Kiev
  • 2009 Ukrainian champion with Sokol Kiev


Career statistics[]

Deutsche Eishockey Liga[]

Seasons GP Goals Assists Pts PIM
Regular season 1 44 2 6 8 42


  1. Career profile on
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