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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 loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday