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Oleg Saprykin

Oleg Saprykin  #61

Left Wing
NUMBER: 61 BIRTHDATE: February 12, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: CGY / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)
WHL West Second All-Star Team (1999, 2000) Returned to Seattle (WHL) by Calgary, October 18, 1999. Traded to Phoenix by Calgary with Denis Gauthier for Daymond Langkow, August 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), September 25, 2004. Traded to Ottawa by Phoenix with Phoenix's 7th round choice (Torrie Jung) in 2007 Entry Draft for Ottawa's 2nd round choice (later traded to Anaheim - Anaheim selected Jared Staal) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), July 30, 2007.
Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson