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The Russian Penguins were a professional touring Russia
Russia
Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

n ice hockey
Ice hockey
Ice hockey, often referred to as hockey, is a team sport played on ice, in which skaters use wooden or composite sticks to shoot a hard rubber puck into their opponent's net. The game is played between two teams of six players each. Five members of each team skate up and down the ice trying to take...

 club that competed in the 1993–94 International Hockey League season, playing one game against each of the 13 teams involved in the regular IHL season. The results of the games played by the Russian Penguins counted in the standings for that season. The Penguins finished with a record of 2 wins, 9 losses, and 2 overtime losses earning them 6 points.

In 1993, Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League . The franchise was founded in 1967 as one of the first expansion teams during the league's original...

 owner Howard Baldwin
Howard Baldwin
Howard Baldwin is an American entrepreneur and film producer. He is the CEO of Baldwin Entertainment, which has produced films such as the Academy Award-nominated Ray. Baldwin founded the New England Whalers ice hockey franchise in the WHA and has also owned part of the Minnesota North Stars and...

 bought a 50 percent interest in the struggling Moscow
Moscow
Moscow is the capital, the most populous city, and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational, and transportation centre of Russia and the continent...

-based Central Red Army
HC CSKA Moscow
HC CSKA Moscow is a Russian ice hockey club that plays in the Kontinental Hockey League. It is referred to in the West as "Central Red Army" or the "Red Army Team" for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army, popularly known as the Red Army...

 team and signed a management contract to run that club's arena. The aim was to provide the team with Western sponsorship and much-needed capital, as well as providing the Pittsburgh club with easier access to Russian players. The partnership lasted two years until Baldwin and other sponsors pulled out.

Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Ivanovich Khabibulin is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League...

 is probably the most notable player on the roster. Other roster highlights included first-round draft pick Yan Golubovsky
Yan Golubovsky
Yan Valerievich Golubovsky is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for HK Acroni Jesenice of the Austrian Elite League or EBHL.-Draft:He was drafted 1st by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft....

 and New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey, United States. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League...

 forward Sergei Brylin
Sergei Brylin
Sergei Vladimirovich Brylin is a Russian professional ice hockey center currently playing for Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League...

.

Team statistics


Players
# Player GP G A Pts PIM
23 Andrei Vasilyev 13 10 6 16 4
-- Sergei Brylin
Sergei Brylin
Sergei Vladimirovich Brylin is a Russian professional ice hockey center currently playing for Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League...

 
13 4 5 9 18
21 Valentin Morozov
Valentin Morozov
Valentin Morozov is a former Russian professional ice hockey player who spent the majority of his career in the Russian Super League.-NHL Draft:...

 
11 3 5 8 2
9 Denis Vinokurov 13 3 3 6 12
16 Vladislav Yakovenko 6 0 6 6 10
5 Oleg Belov
Oleg Belov
-Career:He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to being drafted by the Penguins, Belov was a member of the Russian Penguins, a touring Russian team that competed in exhibition games against other International Hockey League teams.Belov has...

 
11 3 2 5 10
22 Albert Leschev 12 2 3 5 4
7 Alexander Osadchy 11 0 5 5 24
17 Alexander Kharlamov
Alexander Kharlamov
Aleksandr Valeryevich Kharlamov .Born September 23, 1975, in Moscow, a former Russian ice hockey player who was a first-round pick of the Washington Capitals in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. He is the son of the late Soviet hockey star Valeri Kharlamov....

 
12 2 2 4 4
13 Vladimir Zhashkov 9 2 1 3 19
24 Mikhail Belobragin 7 1 2 3 2
38 Boris Zelenko 9 1 2 3 0
27 Roman Mozgunov 8 2 0 2 4
3 Andrei Yakovenko 3 1 1 2 2
6 Vasily Turkovsky 6 0 2 2 11
28 Yuri Yuresko 6 0 2 2 16
-- Artur Oktyabrev 10 0 2 2 12
11 Dmitri Gorenko 8 1 0 1 2
-- Sergei Reshetnikov 5 0 1 1 2
-- Alexei Ysaikin 6 0 1 1 10
2 Sergei Selyanin 9 0 1 1 24
4 Stanislav Shalnov 2 0 0 0 2
31 Sergei Zvyagin (G) 4 0 0 0 0
25 Yan Golubovsky
Yan Golubovsky
Yan Valerievich Golubovsky is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for HK Acroni Jesenice of the Austrian Elite League or EBHL.-Draft:He was drafted 1st by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft....

 
8 0 0 0 23
39 Alexander Titov 9 0 0 0 8
1 Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Ivanovich Khabibulin is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League...

 (G)
12 0 0 0 0
  Bench 13 0 0 0 4
  Totals 13 35 52 87 229


Goalkeepers
Goalie GP Min GA GAA W L T Svs Pct EN SO
Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Khabibulin
Nikolai Ivanovich Khabibulin is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League...

12 639 47 4.41 2 7 2 323 0.873 1 0
Sergei Zvyagin 4 140 14 6.00 0 2 0 58 0.806 0 0
Totals 13 779 61 4.70 2 9 2 381 0.862 1 0

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