Sergei Fedorov

Ice Hockey Player
Born Dec 13, 1969

Sergei Viktorovich Fedorov is a retired Russian professional ice hockey centre, who also occasionally played winger or defenceman. Fedorov currently serves as the General Manager of HC CSKA Moscow. Fedorov gained fame in the NHL for his unique style of play with the Detroit Red Wings, where he won 3 Stanley Cups before tenures with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Columbus Blue Jackets, and lastly the Washington Capitals, playing in over 1,200 NHL games and 483 goals in the NHL.… Read More

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  • Hockey Hall Of Famer Sergei Fedorov Sells Miami Penthouse For $11 M
    Fox News - Jan 13, 2016
  • Ovechkin Surpasses Fedorov As Top Russian Scorer
    Yahoo News - Nov 20, 2015
  • Fedorov, Lidstrom Enshrined In Hall Of Fame
    Yahoo News - Nov 10, 2015
  • Lidstrom And Fedorov Headline Hockey Hall Of Fame Class
    Yahoo News - Nov 06, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sergei Fedorov.


1969 Birth Born on December 13, 1969.


1987 17 Years Old In the (U-20) 1987 World Junior Championships, Fedorov made his national team debut for the Soviet Union. … Read More
1988 18 Years Old He played again with teammate Alexander Mogilny in the 1988 World Junior Championships, both made the tournament All-Star Team, finishing with a silver medal.
…  Fedorov was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, fourth round, 74th overall.


1990 - 1993 4 More Events
1994 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Fedorov was introduced to Gretzky by Paul Coffey during the 1994 NHL All-Star Game, which led to him staying over at his Los Angeles home with his family for two weeks that year. … Read More
Fedorov won another Frank J. Selke Trophy in 1996, after scoring 39 goals and 107 points in 78 games, while playing stellar defensively. … Read More
1997 27 Years Old 1 More Event
After a lengthy holdout to start the 1997–98 season, Fedorov, a restricted free agent, signed an offer sheet with the Carolina Hurricanes worth up to $38 million (with bonuses). The Red Wings matched the offer on February 26, 1998, ending Fedorov's holdout. The offer broke included $14 million for signing and $2 million for 21 regular season games, but the most controversial part of the deal was a $12 million bonus payable immediately if Fedorov's team reached 1998 conference finals – at the time, Detroit was already a Cup contender while Carolina was almost certain to miss the playoffs, so the clause was criticized for creating an unfair disadvantage for Detroit. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001–02 season, Fedorov played with a star-studded roster that included newcomers Dominik Hašek, Luc Robitaille, and Brett Hull, culminating with Fedorov winning his third Stanley Cup, where he led the Stanley Cup Finals again in points for a second time.
During an interview with Brett Hull days after the Red Wings 2002 Stanley Cup Championship win, he commented on Fedorov as a player and person: "Fedorov's maturity—not only on the ice, but off the ice—has grown immensely, and, like Stevie said, there's not too many guys in this league, if any, that have the skill that he does. … Read More
Fedorov signed a free-agent contract with Anaheim for less than the Red Wings offered him after Detroit lost to Anaheim in the first round of the playoffs in 2003. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In an unanticipated move, Fedorov was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 15, 2005, along with a fifth-round draft pick, in exchange for forward Tyler Wright and rookie defenceman François Beauchemin.
2006 36 Years Old In a 2006 interview, former Red Wing Head Coach Scotty Bowman said, "was one of my favorite players as a coach because he can do anything of him on ice." … Read More
Approaching the NHL trade deadline in 2008, Fedorov was traded to the Washington Capitals in exchange for prospect Theo Ruth. … Read More
2009 39 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 28, 2009, in one of his last games in the NHL, after scoring the game-winning goal in the 2009 playoffs against the New York Rangers in a 2–1 Game 7 contest, then-Capitals Head Coach Bruce Boudreau stated in a press conference, "Let's face it, sometimes experience pays off. … Read More


Fedorov announced he would be returning to CSKA Moscow as a player on October 9, 2013. "The legs are still good," and, "I still train twice a week," Fedorov said in response to questions of him continuing his playing career.
…  Fedorov was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 9, 2015 and to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 2016.
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