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Position: Defense
Shoots: Right
Height: 5’11"
Weight: 176 lbs
Birth Date: 06/05/1984
Birth Place: Moscow, Russia
Acquired: NHL Entry Draft
Draft Team & Year: Montreal Canadiens in 2002
Draft Round: 9th
Overall Choice: 275th

Scouting Report

Strengths: Is offensively talented, a key
component to the power-play. Isn’t afraid to play physical even if he has
small size.
Weaknesses: Has to add more weight and
strength if he plans on being successful in North America
Projected Role: Will need to be tested in North America before knowing whether or not he
could become an NHL regular.


Konstantin Korneev has played his entire career in Russia. In the past 5
seasons with the RSL, Korneev has played 175 games during which he scored 4
goals and 22 assists while collecting 58 PIM.

This year, Korneev is off to a great season having already scored 3 goals
(1 shy of his total over the past 5 seasons) and added 9 assists for 12
points in 28 games with the RSL’s CSKA Moscow.