Alexander Burmistrov

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Birthday
21, 1991
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1991 (age 27)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Hockey forward who won gold at the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championships as a member of the Russian squad. He is best known to NHL fans as a member of the Atlanta Thrashers, with whom he moved to Winnipeg when they became the Jets in 2011.

Before Fame

He was born in Kazan and played for the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League before making his NHL debut in October 2010.

Trivia

He signed with Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League for the 2103-14 season after feuding with Jets head coach Claude Noel.

Family Life

His father and brother were both hockey players. His mother was a dancer.

Associated With

He and Evander Kane are both former first-round draft picks of the Atlanta Thrashers.