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Vyacheslav Kozlov

Vyacheslav Kozlov  #13

Left Wing
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: May 3, 1972
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Voskresensk, Russia
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: DET / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (45th overall)
USSR Rookie of the Year (1990) Traded to Buffalo by Detroit with Detroit's 1st round choice (later traded to Columbus, later traded to Atlanta Atlanta selected Jim Slater) in 2002 Entry Draft for Dominik Hasek, July 1, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to Achilles tendon injury vs. Columbus, December 31, 2001. Traded to Atlanta by Buffalo with Buffalo's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Joakim Lindstrom) in 2003 Entry Draft for Atlanta's 2nd round choice (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Jeff Deslauriers) in 2003 Entry Draft and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Buffalo selected John Adams) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 22, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Voskresensk (Russia), September 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), February 17, 2005. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), September 29, 2010.
Quote of the Day

For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.

— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday
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