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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

Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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