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Dimitri Afanasenkov

Dimitri Afanasenkov  #27

Left Wing
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: May 12, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Arkhangelsk, Russia
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: TBL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (72nd overall)
Traded to Sherbrooke (QMJHL) by Moncton (QMJHL) for Sherbrooke's 6th round choice (later traded back to Sherbrooke Sherbrooke selected Pascal Vandal) in 1999 QMJHL Priority Draft and 1st choice (later traded to Baie-Comeau Baie-Comeau selected Evgeny Gusakov) in 1999 CHL Import Draft, October 30, 1998. Assigned to Kloten (Swiss) by Tampa Bay, February 19, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Togliatti (Russia), September 28, 2004. Claimed on waivers by Philadelphia from Tampa Bay, December 30, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), August 1, 2007.
Quote of the Day

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic