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Dmitry Yushkevich

Dmitry Yushkevich  #22

Defenseman
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: November 19, 1971
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Cherepovets, Russia
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: PHI / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (122nd overall)
Best Defenseman at WC-A (1993) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000) Traded to Toronto by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (Francis Larivee) in 1996 Entry Draft for Toronto's 1st round choice (Dainius Zubrus) in 1996 Entry Draft, Toronto's 2nd round choice (Jean-Marc Pelletier) in 1997 Entry Draft and Los Angeles' 4th round choice (previously acquired, later traded back to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Mikael Simons) in 1996 Entry Draft, August 30, 1995. Traded to Florida by Toronto for Robert Svehla, July 18, 2002. Traded to Los Angeles by Florida with NY Islanders' 5th round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Brady Murray) in 2003 Entry Draft for Jaroslav Bednar and Andreas Lilja, November 26, 2002. Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles for Philadelphia's 4th round choice (later traded to Boston Boston selected Patrick Valcak) in 2003 Entry Draft and Philadelphia's 7th round choice (Daniel Taylor) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 1, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), November 11, 2003.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie