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Ruslan Fedotenko
Ruslan Fedotenko
Left Wing
(FED-uh-TENK-oh, ROOS-lahn)
Number: 26
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 18, 1979
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent on 4/4/07.
LAST SEASON
Tied for third on the team in goals with 16 and ranked sixth in points with 33…Led the team in power play goals with eight…Made his Islander debut on October 5 at Buffalo, tying a career-high with three points (1-2-3)…Recorded his 100th NHL assist in his Islanders debut…Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week for games ending February 17 after recording four goals and an assist in three games, including two game-winning goals…Missed 15 games due to injury, including the last 11 of the season with a knee sprain.

CAREER
2006-07: Was 12-20-32 in 80 games with Tampa Bay…Posted a career-high four power play assists along with two power play goals and one game winner…Recorded a four-game point streak from Oct. 19-28 (3g,2a).

2005-06:
Established personal bests for goals in a season with 26 and points with 41...Scored 21st goal of the season and moved into fifth on the all-time Lightning game-winning goals list with 15 on March 19 vs. the Islanders...Netted 20th goal of the season to set a career best March 11 at Toronto...Tied a personal record with three points for the fifth time with a goal and two assists on Feb. 4 vs. Washington.

 

2004-05: Did not play due to NHL lockout.

2003-04: Established new career highs in points with 39 and assists with 22…Finished seventh on Tampa Bay in points with 39 and second on the team in shooting percentage with 14.7%...Set a new career high for points in a season with 37 on March 13 vs. Carolina...Recorded two assists on March 12 vs. NY Rangers, setting a new career best for assists in a season (21)…Set a new career best with three assists in one game on Jan. 29 vs. Pittsburgh and Feb. 12 vs. Montreal…Recorded his 100th career point on Jan. 3 vs. Philadelphia.

2002-03: Led team in game-winning goals (6)…Tied franchise record for GWG in a season…Finished season ranked tied for 15th in the NHL in GWG and tied for 21st in shooting percentage (16.8%)...Set new career-high with 18th goal of the season on March 31 at Boston.

2001-02: Set career-highs in games played (78) and goals (17…Appeared in one game with Ukraine in the preliminary round of the 2002 Winter Olympics, scoring one goal on Feb. 11 vs. Switzerland…Appeared in 100th career game on Dec. 6 vs. Islanders…Tied career-long 3-game goal scoring streak from 12/15-12/18 (3g).

2000-01: Tied for fifth among NHL rookies in points with 36...Sixth among NHL rookies in goals with 16...Tied for eighth among NHL rookies in assists with 20...Fourth among NHL rookies in shooting percentage at 13.4% (16 goals on 119 shots)...Made NHL debut Oct. 24 at NY Rangers, recording one assist...Went 1-1-2 with first career NHL goal (the game-winner) on Nov. 4 vs. Buffalo...Set career mark with two goals at Washington on Dec. 30...Set career-high with 1-2-3  on Jan. 5 at Atlanta...Ended the regular season with a career high 3-game goal-scoring streak (3g).

1999-2000: Appeared in 75 games split between Philadelphia (AHL) and Trenton (ECHL) during his first professional season…Set Philadelphia records for most assists (34) and most points (50) in a season by a rookie...Named Philadelphia's co-Rookie of the Year...Fourth on Philadelphia in plus/minus (+24).


1998-99: Appeared in 55 games for Sioux City, scoring 43-34-77…Led the USHL in GWG (9) and SH Goals (6) and finished 2nd in the league in Points (77) and Goals (43)...Led the USHL in the Three Star Standings (53 total points, including 11 times as 1st Star)...Posted a 13-game goal-scoring streak from  Oct. 31-Dec. 5 (21g)...Scored four goals on Nov. 22 in Sioux City's 6-0 win over Thunder Bay.


PLAYOFFS
2007:
Played in five games with Tampa Bay against New Jersey in the ECQF.

2006: Recorded a personal playoff high for 2006 with four shots and had 12 PIM in Game 3…Played in all five playoff games in the ECQF vs. Ottawa.

2004: Scored both Lightning goals in a 2-1 victory in Game 7 vs. Calgary to win the game and the Stanley Cup…Played 22 of 23 games en route to setting new career highs for goals, assists, points, penalty minutes, power play goals, game-winning goals, shots, shooting percentage, and time on ice during the playoffs…Tied the team record for most goals in a playoffs with 12…Set a new franchise record for goals in a playoff series with six and for power play goals in a series with four in the ECF vs. Philadelphia…Recorded first two-goal game (7, 8) of the playoffs in Game 6 vs. Philadelphia.

2003: Appeared in all 11 playoff games, recording an assist and two penalty minutes…Averaged 13:58 in ice time…Recorded second career playoff assist by setting up Martin St. Louis' goal in Game 3 vs. New Jersey on April 28.

2002: Appeared in 5 games, recording 1-0-1 with 11 shots on goal…Scored game's only goal at 7:47 mark of OT on April 17 vs. Ottawa in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

2001: Appeared in six games, posting 0-1-1 with four PIM and six shots…Made NHL Playoff debut on April 11 vs. Buffalo in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals…Registered first career playoff point with an assist on April 19 vs. Buffalo in Game 5 of ECQF.

 

MILESTONES
First NHL Game:
10/24/00 at NY Rangers
First NHL Goal: 11/4/00 vs. Buffalo (Hasek)
First NHL Assist: 10/26/00 vs. NY Rangers

Most Goals: 2 (seven times), Last: 2/14/08 at Toronto
Most Assists: 3 (twice), Last: 2/15/04 vs. Montreal
Most Points: 3 (seven times), Last: 1/11/08 at Calgary
Most PIM: 15, 12/27/00 at Florida

PERSONAL
Married to Debbie…Lists Sergei Fedorov as his favorite current player…Likes to vacation in Wisconsin each summer…Enjoys golfing and is an auto fanatic.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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