Alexei Tezikov

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Alexei Tezikov
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Born (1978-06-22)June 22, 1978
Togliatti, Soviet Union
Died July 16, 2020 (aged 42)
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Lada Togliatti
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Washington Capitals
Vancouver Canucks
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Severstal Cherepovets
Sibir Novosibirsk
Amur Khabarovsk
NHL Draft 115th overall, 1996
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1994–2015

Alexei Pavlovich Tezikov (Russian: Алексей Павлович Тезиков; June 22, 1978 – July 16, 2020) was a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman. He played in the National Hockey League with the Washington Capitals and Vancouver Canucks.

Tezikov left North America following the 2001–02 season, returning to his native Russia to play in the Russian Superleague and Kontinental Hockey League over the next 11 years.

Tezikov died on July 16, 2020, at the age of 42, after suffering a heart attack on the street.[1]

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