Oleg Tverdovsky

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Oleg Tverdovsky
Born May 18, 1976 (1976-05-18) (age 37)
Donetsk, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Los Angeles Kings
Carolina Hurricanes
New Jersey Devils
Phoenix Coyotes
Winnipeg Jets
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
National team Flag of Russia.svg Russia
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1994
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 1992–present

Oleh Fedorovych "Oleg" Tverdovsky (Ukrainian: Олег Федорович Твердовський; born May 18, 1976), is a Ukrainian-Russian[1] professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Awards and achievements[change | edit source]

Career statistics[change | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992–93 Krylya Sovetov Moscow IHL 21 0 1 1 6
1993–94 Krylya Sovetov Moscow IHL 46 4 10 14 22
1994–95 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 7 1 4 5 4
1994–95 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 36 3 9 12 14
1995–96 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 51 7 15 22 35
1995–96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 31 0 8 8 6 6 0 1 1 0
1996–97 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 10 45 55 30 7 0 1 1 0
1997–98 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 9 8 6 14 2
1997–98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 46 7 12 19 12 6 0 7 7 0
1998–99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 7 18 25 32 6 0 2 2 6
1999–00 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 82 15 36 51 30
2000–01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 82 14 39 53 32
2001–02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 73 6 26 32 31
2002–03 New Jersey Devils NHL 50 5 8 13 22 15 0 3 3 0
2003–04 Avangard Omsk RSL 57 16 18 34 56 11 0 2 2 2
2004–05 Avangard Omsk RSL 48 5 15 20 65 11 0 3 3 35
2005–06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 72 3 20 23 37 5 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 26 0 4 4 10
2006–07 Manchester Monarchs AHL 14 5 8 13 2 14 2 9 11 14
2007–08 Salavat Yulaev Ufa RSL 43 6 11 17 61 16 2 6 8 10
2008–09 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 48 8 21 29 30 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 42 8 13 21 38 16 1 4 5 4
RSL totals 215 31 55 86 210 38 2 11 13 47
NHL totals 713 77 240 317 291 45 0 14 14 6
KHL totals 90 16 34 50 68 18 1 4 5 4


International play[change | edit source]

Oleg Tverdovsky
Medal record
Representing Russia Russia
Winter Olympics
Bronze 2002 Salt Lake City Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2009 Switzerland Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 1994 Ostrava Ice hockey

Played for Russia in:

  • 1994 -World Junior Championships (Bronze Medal)
  • 1996 -World Championships
  • 1996 -World Cup of Hockey
  • 2001 -World Championships
  • 2002 -Winter Olympics (bronze medal)
  • 2004 -World Championships
  • 2004 -World Cup of Hockey
  • 2009 -World Championships (Gold Medal)

International statistics[change | edit source]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
1994 Russia WJC 3 7 1 5 6 6
1996 Russia WC 4th 3 0 1 1 0
1996 Russia WCH SF 4 1 0 1 0
2001 Russia WC 5th 7 2 2 4 2
2002 Russia Oly 3 6 1 1 2 0
2004 Russia WC 10th 6 0 1 1 6
2004 Russia WCH QF 3 0 0 0 0
2009 Russia WC 1 9 2 2 4 6
Junior int'l totals 7 1 5 6 6
Senior int'l totals 38 6 7 13 14

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Preceded by
Paul Kariya
Anaheim Mighty Ducks first round draft pick
1994
Succeeded by
Chad Kilger