|International Played for the Soviet National Team ... World and European Champion in 1989 with the Soviets ... Played for Ukrainian National Team at the 1994 and 1995 World Championships (Pool C) ... Named the Best Defenceman at the Pool C tournament in 1995.
Career Began his hockey career in Togliatti ... At the age of 17 was invited to join Sokol Kiev (1980-81) ... Played for Sokol until 1991 ... Bronze medalist of the Soviet League in 1984-85 with Sokol Kiev ... In 1991-92, he joined the Swiss club ECH Biel-Bienne ... After two seasons, was invited to join another Swiss club, HC La Chaux-de-Fonds (Nationalliga B) ... Played two seasons and helped his team earn a promotion to Nationalliga A ... Joined HC Davos in 1996-97.