Alexei Vasilchenko

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox ice hockey player Alexei Aleksandrovich Vasilchenko (born March 29, 1981) is a Kazakhstani professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Vassilchenko previously played in the former Russian Superleague for HC Spartak Moscow, Salavat Yulaev Ufa, HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk, HC CSKA Moscow and HC MVD. In 2008, he joined Barys Astana for the newly formed KHL.

International career

Vasilchenko is a veteran member of the Kazakhstan men's national ice hockey team who has participated at the Ice Hockey World Championships in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2010, and 2011.

He also competed with the Kazakhstan team at the 2006 Winter Olympics.[1]



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