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Artem Anisimov
Artem Anisimov
Center
(a-NEE-see-mawv, AHR-tehm)
Number: 42
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 198
Shoots: Left
Born: May 24, 1988  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Yaroslavl, Russia
Hometown: Yaroslavl, Russia
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Drafted: NYR / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (54th overall)

Career: Has represented Russia at several IIHF tournaments - Olympics (2014: 5GP-8SOG), World Championships (2010: 9GP-1G-2A-3P, Silver Medal), World Jr. Championships [(2007: 6GP-2G-1A-3P, Silver Medal; (2008, 7GP-1G-3A-4P, Bronze Medal)] and World U18 Championships (2006, 6GP-3G-2A-5P)... Tallied 1G-2A-3P at 2009 AHL All-Star Classic for Team PlanetUSA... Scored 1st career NHL goal on 10/11/09 vs. ANA (Giguere).

2013-14: Scored career-high 22 goals, finishing 2nd on CBJ... Set CBJ team record by scoring 3 straight GWGs (3/1, 3/3, 3/4)... Led all CBJ forwards with 55 blocked shots... Ranked 3rd on CBJ in FOW (476).

2012-13: Finished T-5th in NHL with 4 shootout goals... Scored a goal in his CBJ debut on 1/19/13 at NSH… Tallied 12G-18A-30P in 36GP with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv (KHL) during work stoppage.

Personal: Nickname is ‘Arty’… Favorite player growing up was Pavel Bure… Favorite bands incl. Queen, The Beatles and AC/DC... Favorite movies incl. Stargate and Top Gun and North By Northwest.