|International Won a gold medal with the Unified Team at the 1992 Albertville Olympics ... Member of the Russian National Team at the 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1998 World Championships ... Won a gold medal in 1993 and was named Best Defenseman at the tournament ... Saw action at 1996 World Cup of Hockey as a member of the Russian National Team ... Played at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan ... Returned as a member of the national team at the 2004 World Championship.
Career Philadelphia's sixth choice, 122nd overall, in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft ... Hockey hero is Vladislav Tretiak ... Captured Soviet National League title in his only season with Moscow Dynamo in 1991-92 ... Played three seasons with Torpedo Yaroslavl prior to that ... Made his NHL debut October 6, 1992 ... Was third among Flyers defensemen in assists and points in his rookie season ... Returned to Russia for a brief time during the NHL labor dispute in 1994-95 and played 10 games for Torpedo Yaroslavl... Second among Flyers defensemen in scoring that season ... In 1995-96, picked up his first point as a Toronto Maple Leaf with an assist on October 21st ... Played in first NHL All-Star game in 2000 as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs ... Traded to the Florida Panthers on July 18, 2002 ... Played only 23 games as a Panther before being traded to the Los Angeles Kings ... Played for third team of the 2002-03 season when he was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers ... Returned to Russia as a free agent and signed with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl prior to the 2003-04 season.