Denis Shvidki
Denis Shvidki
Right Wing
Number: 21
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 21, 1980
Birthplace: Kharkov, Ukraine
Drafted: FLA / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (12th overall)

2003-04: Appeared in 61 games with San Antonio registering 45 points (13-32-45)...2002-2003: Completed third NHL season (all with Florida), going 4-2-6 with 12 PIM in 23 games...Missed final game of regular season with knee injury, sustained Apr. 4 vs. Carolina...Scored GWG vs. Carolina Apr. 4...Notched lone Florida goal (PPG) in 2-1 loss at St. Louis Mar. 27...Scored first career NHL PPG Mar. 16 at Pittsburgh...2000-01: Made NHL debut with 6-10-16 and 16 PIM in 43 games with Florida...Also logged 15-11-26 in 34 games with Louisville (AHL)...Was Louisville's highest-scoring rookie, despite playing in less than half the team's games...Led Florida in plus/minus (+6)...Scored a goal and assisted on GWG Apr. 7 vs. NY Rangers for his first NHL multiple-point game...Scored goals in back-to-back games for first time in NHL career Mar. 30 vs. Tampa Bay and Apr. 2 vs. Buffalo, and made it a season-high three straight games with a point, with an assist Apr. 3 at Philadelphia...Missed game Mar. 2 with bruised foot and was a healthy scratch Mar. 3 & 7...Recalled from Louisville Feb. 10...Set records for most points (5) and most assists (4) in an AHL All-Star Game Jan. 15 at Wilkes-Barre, PA....Won a Gold Medal in the 1999 World Junior Championships with Russia. 1997-98: Scored a goal and added an assist

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