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Victor Ignatjev

Victor Ignatjev  #46

Defenseman
NUMBER: 46 BIRTHDATE: April 26, 1970
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Riga, Latvia
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: SJS / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 11th   (243rd overall)
IHL Second All-Star Team (1997) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 11, 1998. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to shoulder surgery, November, 1998. Played w/ RHI's Sacramento River Rats in 1996 (21-15-23-38-27).
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson