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4 May , 17:33

Alexei Vasilevsky returned to HC Salavat Yulaev

Alexei Vasilevsky, a trainee of the Yulaev hockey school, and HC Salavat Yulaev signed a three-year contract. Defender Alexei Vasilevsky spent the past season as part of Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, where he played 67 games, blocked 178 shots, made 59 power moves, and scored 7 (1+6) points with a utility indicator of "-9".

The sports director of HC "Salavat Yulaev" Vasily Chizhov, believes that more aggression and power struggles are needed in the team’s defense. According to him, Alexei Vasilevsky will be able to implement tactics. Vasily Chizhov added that the negotiations with the hockey player were short-lived. The parties immediately found an agreement.

Alexey Vasilevsky was born in Ufa. He is 30 years old. His height is 180, and his weight is 93. Alexey Vasilevsky is the bronze medalist of the Junior World Championship (2011), the winner of the Russia/Canada Youth Super Series (2013), and the VHL champion (2013).

In the KHL, he played 490 games, earned 127 (46 + 81) points, a utility indicator of -11, and penalty minutes - 303.

Alexey Vasilevsky is the son of the Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, Andrei Vasilevsky, who defended the gates of Yulaev in the past, and now trains the goalkeepers of the Ufa Tolpar. Alexei's brother is a world champion, two-time Stanley Cup winner Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrey Vasilevsky.

Author: Eduard Kuskarbekov

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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