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Andrei Skopintsev

Andrei Skopintsev  #41

Defenseman
NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: September 28, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: TBL / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (153rd overall)
Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, September 7, 2000. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to abdominal injury vs. NY Islanders, December 29, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), July 2, 2001.
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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday