Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators
Denis Kulyash
DenisKulyash
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 199
BIRTHDATE: 05/31/1983
AGE: 31
BIRTHPLACE: Omsk, RUS
DRAFTED: NSH: 2004-243 overall
CAREER NOTES: Split the 2009-10 season between CSKA Moscow and Avangard Omsk (KHL)… Ranked second among KHL defensemen in goals (12) in 2009-10… Led CSKA blueliners in points (21) at the time of his trade to Omsk, and paced all d-men on his new team in cumulative points (23)… Represented Russia for the fifth time in the European Hockey Tour in 2009-10, posting three points (1g-2a) in six games… Ranked second among KHL defensemen in goals (16) with CSKA Moscow in 2008-09… Led CSKA blueliners in goals and points (26) while playing in all 56 games in 2008-09… Scored a goal in the Inaugural KHL All-Star Game in January 2009… Tied for the team lead in goals (2) and led CSKA defenders in postseason points (3) during the 2009 Gagarin Cup Playoffs… Tied for third among Russian Super League defensemen in goals (9) in 2007-08… Led CSKA Moscow defensemen in goals and finished second in assists (12) and points (21) in 2007-08… Ranked fourth on the club in penalty minutes (79) in 2007-08… Played his first season with CSKA Moscow in 2007-08 after spending the previous two seasons with cross-town rival Dynamo Moscow… Played for Russia at the 2006 World Championships and was on Russia’s 2006 Olympic team, but did not participate due to injury… Led Dynamo in goals (12) and penalty minutes (117) in 2005-06, and led team backliners in scoring (12g-5a-17pts)… Ranked second among Russian league defensemen in goals in 2005-06.