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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.
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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury