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Valeri Zelepukin

Valeri Zelepukin  #29

Left Wing
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: September 17, 1968
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Voskresensk, Russia
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: NJD / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 11th   (221st overall)
Missed majority of 1994-95 due to eye injury suffered in practice, January 24, 1995. Traded to Edmonton by New Jersey with Bill Guerin for Jason Arnott and Bryan Muir, January 4, 1998. Traded to Philadelphia by Edmonton for Daniel Lacroix, October 5, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 18, 2000. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to knee injury in training camp, October 4, 2001.
Quote of the Day

When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.

— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series