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Swede André Hult and russian Yakov Seleznev joined HC "Donbass"

28-12-11 13:44:29

Donetsk HC "Donbass" strengthened by the new ice-hockey players. Swedish striker André Hult and russian defender Yakov Seleznev joined the ranks of the Donetsk team.

24-year-old swedish striker André Hult last season was the second scorer in the Permian HC "Molot-Prikamye" in the regular VHL season, by typing in the team last season 37 points (14+23) in 59 games. Before the season 2011/12 André has signed a contract with rookie of the KHL - Slovak HC "Lev" (Poprad), but played in the farm-club "lions" - Slovak «HK SKP Poprad» in local Extraliga, where in 24 games scored 18 points (7+11). He has experience of performances in the strongest Swedish league - Elitserien (19 games).

André Hult

  Date of birth: 05.12.1987

  Position: Forward

  Height: 180

  Weight: 83

  Nationality: Sweden

  Career: "Mora" (Sweden), "Bofors" (Sweden), HC "Dmitrov", "Molot-Prikamye", "HK SKP Poprad" (Slovakia).



To Donetsk 22-year old defender came from the club of Kontinental Hockey League - Moscow "Spartak". "Donbass" - the 10th club in the career of a hockey player. In addition to "Spartak", a new recruit of the "Donbass" has experience playing for Kazan "Ak Bars", Khabarovsk "Amur" and Nizhnekamsk "Neftekhimik". In the season 2010/11, Seleznev spent 22 match in "Neftekhimik" and "Spartak".  On the account of freshman of our team, participation in the 91 KHL games and 8 (3 goals + 5 assists) scores.

Yakov Seleznev

  Date of birth: 08.04.1989

  Position: Defender

  Height: 190

  Weight: 92

  Age: 22 years

  MHL Clubs: "Bars", "Reactor", MHC "Spartak"

  VHL Club: "Krylya Sovetov"

 Clubs: "Molot-Prikamye", "Ak Bars" (Kazan), "Amur" (Khabarovsk), "Neftekhimik" (Nizhnekamsk), "Spartak" (Moscow).

Career in KHL: 91 game, 8 points (3 goals, 5 assists) and 109 penalty minutes

Titles: Champion of the World 2007, in the ranks of Russia Junior team, bronze medalist of the Youth World Championship in 2008.


Press Service of HC "Donbass"