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Alexander Svitov
Alexander Svitov
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 228
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 3, 1982
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia
Acquired: Acquired from Tampa Bay Lightning with a third round draft choice in exchange for defenseman Darryl Sydor and a fourth round draft choice on Jan. 27, 2004.
Drafted: TBL / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (3rd overall)

2006-07: Collected 7-11-18 with 145 penalty minutes and was -10 in 76 games to set career highs in goals, assists, points, penalty minutes and games played... Led the club and ranked seventh in the NHL in penalty minutes... Ranked second on the club in face-off percentage (50.9)... Missed the season opener due to a shoulder injury... Had a two-game point streak Dec. 1-2 (1-1-2)... Collected an assist on David Vyborny's game-winning goal Dec. 26 vs. Boston... Set a single-game best with three assists Jan. 5 at Anaheim... Tallied 2-0-2 during a two-game goal and point streak Feb. 11-14... Missed three games Mar. 2-7 with an upper body injury... Was whistled for a season-high 19 penalty minutes Mar. 17 at Los Angeles.

NOTABLE: Had 3-7-10, 142 PIM, +7 in 33 games with Omsk (Russia) in 2005-06... Had 19-23-42, 200 PIM, -9 in 69 games with Syracuse (AHL) in 2004-05... Tallied 2-9-11, 20 PIM, -8 in 40 games with Columbus, 0-3-3, 4 PIM in 11 games with Tampa Bay and 9-9-18, 79 PIM in 30 games with Hamilton (AHL) in 2003-04... Acquired from Tampa Bay for Daryl Sydor on Jan. 27, 2004... Played in 2003 NHL YoungStars Game... Has 14-16-30, 304 PIM in 93 career games in Russian Elite League... Played for Russia at World Jr. Championships in 2001 and 2002 (gold)... Tampa Bay's 1st pick, 3rd overall, in 2001 Entry Draft.
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