Ilya Bryzgalov

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Birthday
22, 1980
Birthplace
Tolyatti, Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Tolyatti, Russia

About

NHL goaltender who helped the Russian national team win consecutive gold medals in World Ice Hockey Championships.

Before Fame

He had an up and down first several seasons with the Anaheim Ducks, and was traded by the Phoenix Coyotes, where he became the starting goaltender.

Trivia

He had a memorable couple of minutes in the HBO 24/7 series, explaining - in mangled English - his wonder at the scale of the universe and how small we are in comparison.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Yevgenya.

Associated With

Nikolai Khabibulin is another well-known Russian goaltender who had success in the NHL.