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Andrei Nikolishin

Andrei Nikolishin  #11

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NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: March 25, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Vorkuta, Russia
WEIGHT: 225 DRAFTED: HFD / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (47th overall)
CIS First All-Star Team (1994) CIS Player of the Year (1994) Traded to Washington by Hartford for Curtis Leschyshyn, November 9, 1996. Traded to Chicago by Washington with Chris Simon for Michael Nylander, Chicago's 3rd round choice (Stephen Werner) in 2003 Entry Draft and future considerations, November 1, 2002. Traded to Colorado by Chicago for Colorado's 4th round choice (Mitch Maunu) in 2004 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003. Signed as a free agent by CSKA (Russia), June 4, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Lada Togliatti (Russia), September 5, 2005.
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I look forward to the process, the battle, the pain, the fun, the journey.  It's going to be a long one but it's going to be a lot of fun. If you think there is no pain coming, there is pain coming.

— Mike Babcock, introduced as coach of the Toronto on Thursday, had a warning for fans