Sergei Kostitsyn
Sergei Kostitsyn
Left Wing
Number: 74
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Left
Born: 20 Mar 1987
Birthplace: Novopolotsk, Belarus
Drafted: MTL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (200th overall)
2007-08: Recalled by the Canadiens from the Hamilton Bulldogs on December 12...Was leading the Bulldogs with 22 points (6 goals, 16 assists) in as many games (22) and posted a plus-2 rating and a .180 shooting percentage before joining the Canadiens...Collected his 1st NHL point by setting up Saku Koivu's goal, December 15 against the Leafs... Andrei and Sergei became the first brother combination to score a goal in the same game for the Canadiens since the Mahovlich (1974) as they both eluded Olaf Kolzig, Jan. 31 at Washington... Scored Montreal’s lone goal on a penalty shot this season on February 3 against the NY Rangers... Led the team with a .184 shooting average... Finished 14th among NHL rookies with 26 points and 10th with a plus-9 rating...2006-07: Was the CHL assist leader with 91, breaking the London Knights’ franchise record of 89...Had a 25-game point streak from Dec. 8 to March 4, during which he recorded 20 goals and 51 assists (71 points)...Was named alternate captain of the London Knights...Finished 3rd in the OHL with 131 points...2005-06: Earned WJC B-Pool Tournament MVP and Top Forward honors leading all players in goals (4) and assists (5)... Won Rookie of the Month honors in October and November with the London Knights... Helped the London Knights reach the OHL Final... Led all Ontario Hockey League rookies in scoring during the 2005-06 season... Was the second runner-up (third in voting) for the OHL Rookie of the Year Award...Was named Knights Rookie of the Year and Playoff Performer of the Year... Was voted to the OHL First Rookie Team... Finished 2nd in the OHL with 24 playoff assists... 2004-05: Led Belarus to a 1st place finish at the 2005 U18 World Championship...