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Yuri Butsayev

Yuri Butsayev  #10

Left Wing
NUMBER: 10 BIRTHDATE: October 11, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Togliatti, Russia
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: DET / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (49th overall)
Brother of Viacheslav Traded to Atlanta by Detroit with Detroit's 3rd round choice (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Jeff Genovy) in 2002 Entry Draft for Jiri Slegr, March 19, 2002. Assigned to Yaroslavl (Russia) by Atlanta, November 22, 2002. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), July 1, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Togliatti, December, 2003. Signed as a free agent by MVD Moscow (Russia), September, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Togliatti (Russia), September 2, 2006.
Quote of the Day

I was going nuts and I saw [Subban], he was going crazy, and the ref had no idea where to go. [Subban] was skating to me, and I was skating to him and the ref was right in between us and I don't know, I kind of hit him pretty hard, I thought, but those were some emotions and I'm pretty sure he understands that.

— Montreal forward Alex Galchenyuk on the celebration following his OT goal against Ottawa in Game 2