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Artem Kopot
Born July 25, 1972(1972-07-25),
Chelyabinsk, Russia
Died July 24 1992 (aged 19),
Chelyabinsk, Russia
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Pro clubs Traktor Chelyabinsk
NHL Draft 139th overall, 1992
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1991–1992

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Artem Kopot (July 25, 1972 - July 24, 1992) was an Russian professional ice hockey defenceman who was a draft pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

CareerEdit

Kopot played 28 games for the Russian Superleague team Traktor Chelyabinsk. He did not score any goals or assists with the team, but he accumulated 16 penalty minutes. Shortly after, the Penguins drafted him in the sixth round (139th overall) in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. Kopot was the first Russian to be drafted by the Penguins,[1] and one of three Europeans to be drafted by the Penguins during the 1992 draft class.

DeathEdit

On July 24, 1992, Kopot was involved in a fatal one-car crash. Penguins spokesperson Harry Sanders learned that Kopot was driving alone at the time. He passed away one day shy of his twentieth birthday[2]

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