Mikhail Kuleshov

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Mikhail Kuleshov
Born (1981-01-07) January 7, 1981 (age 36)
Perm, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for Avangard Omsk
Severstal Cherepovets
SKA Saint Petersburg
Colorado Avalanche
Molot-Prikamye Perm
Junost Minsk
NHL Draft 25th overall, 1999
Colorado Avalanche
Playing career 1998–2006

Mikhail Vasilievich Kuleshov (born January 7, 1981 in Perm, Soviet Union) is a former professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League with the Colorado Avalanche.

Playing career

Kuleshov was drafted in the 1st round, 25th overall, in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche.[1] A member of the Russian U/18 team in 1999, Kuleshov played parts of four seasons in the Russian Super League before coming to North America at the end of the 2000–01 season.

Kuleshov made his North American debut with the Avalanche's affiliate, the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, joining the team for their play-off run. He then spent the next three season's in the AHL before he made his NHL debut during the 2003–04 season. Mikhail only played 3 games for the Avalanche before he was sent back to the Bears.

A free agent upon the 2004 NHL Lockout, Kuleshov returned to Russia playing the season with SKA Saint Petersburg and Molot-Prikamye Perm of the RSL. Kuleshov last played with Yunost Minsk of the Belarusian Open League.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Avangard-VDV Omsk RUS-3 12 12 3 15 12
1997–98 Avangard Omsk RSL 4 1 0 1 4
1998–99 Severstal-2 Cherepovets RUS-3 25 7 5 12 12
1998–99 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 15 2 0 2 8 3 0 0 0 4
1999–00 Severstal Cherepovets RSL 8 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 2
2000–01 SKA Saint Petersburg RSL 7 0 0 0 8
2000–01 Hershey Bears AHL 3 0 0 0 4 11 1 0 1 0
2001–02 Hershey Bears AHL 60 8 11 19 43 7 0 1 1 4
2002–03 Hershey Bears AHL 77 7 13 20 76 5 0 0 0 6
2003–04 Hershey Bears AHL 55 4 6 10 38
2003–04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2004–05 SKA Saint Petersburg RSL 11 0 0 0 6
2004–05 Molot-Prikamye Perm RSL 24 0 3 3 16
2005–06 Junost Minsk BLR 22 5 6 11 22
NHL totals 3 0 0 0 0

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Russia WJC18 6th 7 0 4 4 2
Junior totals 7 0 4 4 2

References

  1. ^ "Avalanche draftmasters?". Denver Post. 2010-05-25. Retrieved 2010-05-25. 

External links

  • Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Scott Parker
Colorado Avalanche first round draft pick
1999
Succeeded by
Vaclav Nedorost


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