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Mozyakin with Metallurg Magnitogorsk in 2012
|Born||30 March 1981
Yaroslavl, Russian SFSR,
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
Atlant Moscow Oblast
|NHL Draft||263rd overall, 2002
Columbus Blue Jackets
Sergei Valeryevich Mozyakin (Russian: Серге́й Вале́рьевич Мозя́кин; born 30 March 1981) is a Russian professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). With over 735 points and 162 playoff points in his KHL career, he is both the six-time points leader (2008–09, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17), and the all-time highest scorer in both the regular season and the playoffs in the KHL.
Although Mozyakin was drafted in the ninth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets, Mozyakin never opted to leave the KHL in his career.
Sergei Mozyakin, a highly skilled winger, was drafted in the ninth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, 263rd overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the 2005–06 Russian Superleague (RSL) regular season, Mozyakin had a tight scoring race with Aleksey Morozov and Evgeni Malkin for the top scorer of the league. Mozyakin finished the season, leading the league with 52 points.
In the 2007–08 RSL regular season, which would be its final in existence before being absorbed into the KHL, Mozyakin had another tight scoring race with Morozov and finished the season only one point ahead of Morozov, leading the league in goals (37) and points (64). He has gone on to win the scoring title in six seasons of the KHL (2008–09, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, and 2016–17), giving him eight elite league scoring titles.
On February 17, 2013, Mozyakin signed a six-year contact extension to remain with Magnitogorsk. In 2013–14 KHL season he won the Gagarin Cup with Metallurg Magnitogorsk as team-captain and scoring leader.
Mozyakin has also been a regular member of the Russian national team, taking part of all the twelve EHT games in the 2007–08 season, in which he scored four goals and three assists for seven points. Mozyakin also took part in the 2008 and 2009 World Championships Russian gold medal teams. He competed as a member of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Sergei and his wife Yulia have a son, Andrei, and two daughters, Maria and Daria.
Regular season and playoffs
|2006–07||Khimik Moscow Oblast||RSL||54||27||33||60||10||9||5||3||8||4|
|2007–08||Khimik Moscow Oblast||RSL||57||37||29||66||22||5||3||1||4||0|
|2008–09||Atlant Moscow Oblast||KHL||56||34||42||76||14||7||2||5||7||0|
|2009–10||Atlant Moscow Oblast||KHL||56||27||39||66||44||4||1||3||4||0|
|2010–11||Atlant Moscow Oblast||KHL||54||27||34||61||12||23||8||13||21||2|
Olympic Athletes from Russia
|Competitor for Russia|
|Silver||2015 Czech Republic|
Awards and honors
|Gentleman Award||2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017|
|Golden Stick Award (MVP)||2013, 2014, 2016, 2017|
|First All-Star Team||2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017|
|All-Star Game||2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020|
|Gagarin Cup (Metallurg Magnitogorsk)||2014, 2016|
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