Alexander Kutuzov

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Alexander Kutuzov
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Aleksandr Kutuzov (2014)
Born (1985-11-23) November 23, 1985 (age 36)
Tver, Russian SFSR, USSR
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
KHL team
Former teams
HC CSKA Moscow
HC Sibir Novosibirsk
HC MVD
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
HC Dynamo Moscow
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
National team  Russia
Playing career 2002–present
Alexander Kutuzov
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Alexander Kutuzov (born November 23, 1985) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for HC CSKA Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Kutuzov began his career with THK Tver in 2002 who later became HC MVD in 2004. In 2008 he moved to HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk but after four games he moved to Sibir Novosibirsk. He remained until January 13, 2012 when he moved to HC Dynamo Moscow and eventually won the Gagarin Cup. In June 2012 Kutuzov moved back to Sibir Novosibirsk. On May 16, 2014 it became known that Kutuzov was signed by Salavat Yulaev Ufa for 2014–15 and 2015–16 KHL seasons.[1]

International career

Alexander Kutuzov
Medal record
Representing  Russia
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Minsk

While playing for the Russia men's national ice hockey team at the 2014 IIHF World Championship, Kutuzov scored his first goal for the team in his career during the quarterfinals against France, spurring a wave of jokes among Russian fans and media due to parallels with Field Marshal Kutuzov, commander-in-chief of the Russian Army, that defeated French Grande Armée of Napoleon in the war of 1812.[2]

For winning the 2014 IIHF World Championship, Alexander Kutuzov was awarded the Order of Honour on May 27, 2014.

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