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We congratulate Sergei Gonchar!

13.04.2021

On the 13th of April, honoured Master of Sports and two time Olympic Games medalist Sergei Gonchar celebrates his birthday. The Russian Ice Hockey Federation wishes Sergei a very happy birthday, as well as health and happiness!

Gonchar Sergei Viktorovich

Born on the 13th of April 1974 in Chelyabinsk

Honoured Russian Master of Sports in 1998

Has played in more NHL games than any other Russian defenseman (1301).

Playing career:

1991 - 1992 - Traktor

1992 - 1994 - Dynamo Moscow

1994 - 1995 - Portland

1995 - 2004 - Washington Capitals

1997 - Lada Togliatti

2004 - Boston Bruins

2004 - 2005 - Metallurg Magnitogorsk

2005 - 2010 - Pittsburgh Penguins

2010 - 2013 - Ottawa Senators

2012 - 2013 - Metallurg Magnitogorsk

2013 - 2014 - Dallas Stars

2014 - 2015 - Montreal Canadiens

Finished his playing career on the 27th of October 2015, and became a coach of Pittsburgh Penguins

Honours:

1998 Olympic silver medalist

2002 Olympic bronze medalist

2007 World Championship bronze medalist

2010 World Championship silver medalist

Stanley Cup winner

Russian Ice Hockey Federation 

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