|Viktor Tikhonov (1988)|
| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
180 lb (82 kg)
| KHL Team|
| Severstal Cherepovets|
San Antonio Rampage (AHL)
Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
|Born|| May 12 1988,|
Riga, Latvian SSR, URS
|NHL Draft|| 28th overall, 2008|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Viktor Vasilevich Tikhonov (Russian: Виктор Васильевич Тихонов; born May 12, 1988 in Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for Severstal Cherepovets of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He was selected 28th overall by the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and has played for both the Coyotes and their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage.
Tikhonov won a bronze medal in the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championships with the Russian squad, in a game versus Team USA. He finished the tournament with five goals and two assists in seven games, and was named the Best Forward.
His grandfather is Viktor Vasilevich Tikhonov, the famous Russian ice hockey coach.
Viktor grew up in Los Gatos, California and in 1994, moved with his family to Lexington, Kentucky. His father Vasily was the goalie coach for the San Jose Sharks American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Kentucky Thoroughblades. Viktor was heavily involved in the Bluegrass Blades youth hockey program.
Career statistics Edit
|2008–09||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||4||2||1||3||0||—||—||—||—||—|
- ↑ http://www.thehockeynews.com/listings/148-Viktor-Tikhonovs-Blog.html
- ↑ TSN (2009-11-27). Report: Coyotes' Tikhonov to join CSKA Moscow of KHL. TSN.ca. Retrieved on 2009-11-27.
- Viktor Tikhonov's NHL player profile
- Viktor Tikhonov - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
- RussianProspects.com Viktor Tikhonov Profile
- Viktor Tikhonov's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Winnipeg Jets/Arizona Coyotes first-round draft picks|
|Jets (WHA): Andruff • Andreachuk • Gassoff • Gradin • Duguay • Zaharko|
Jets (NHL): Mann • Babych • Hawerchuk • Kyte • McBain • Dollas • Stewart • Elynuik • Marchment • Selanne • Barnes • Tkachuk • Ward • Bautin • Lindgren • Doan
Coyotes: Focht • Briere • DesRochers • Kelman • Safronov • Kolanos • Sjostrom • Koreis • Eager • Wheeler • Hanzal • Mueller • Summers • Turris • Ross • Boedker •
Tikhonov • Ekman-Larsson • Gormley • Visentin • Murphy • Samuelsson • Domi • Perlini • Strome • Merkley