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Ivan Vishnevskiy
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Ivan Vishnevskiy

Chicago Blackhawks  Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: February 18, 1988  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Barnaul, Russia
WEIGHT: 193 DRAFTED: DAL / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (27th overall)

HOME: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM, -1     ROAD: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM, -1
* Assigned to Texas (AHL), Dec. 23.
* Recalled from Texas (AHL), Dec. 21.
* Had four goals and nine assists in 33 AHL games at the time of his call-up.
* Assigned to Texas (AHL), Dec. 9.
* Had a season-high +3 rating, Dec. 6 @ San Antonio.
* Had five points (2-3-5) in six games, Nov. 6-15.
* Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist, Nov. 6 vs. Manitoba.
* Recalled from Texas (AHL), Dec. 7.
* Picked up two assists in three games last season with Dallas, averaging 19:33 minutes per game.
* Made his NHL debut on Apr. 7 at Minnesota.
* Became the first player in franchise history to wear #59.

QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2006) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2008) Traded to Atlanta by Dallas with Dallas' 4th round choice (Ivan Telegin) in 2010 Entry Draft for Kari Lehtonen, February 9, 2010. Traded to Chicago by Atlanta with Winnipeg/Atlanta's 2nd round choice (Adam Clendening) in the 2011 Entry Draft for Andrew Ladd, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), May 17. 2011.
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Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'

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