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Encyclopedia > Anton Babchuk
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
202 lb (92 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawks
Nationality Flag of Russia Russia
Born May 5, 1984,
Kiev, USSR
NHL Draft Round 1, Pick 21, 2004
Chicago Blackhawks
Pro Career 2002 – present

Anton Anatoliyevich Babchuk (Rus. Антон Анатольевич Бабчук, Anton Anatol'jevič Babčuk), born May 6, 1984 in Kiev, Ukraine, is a Russian Professional Hockey defenceman in the National Hockey League who has played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Carolina Hurricanes. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... “Stature” redirects here. ... Weight, in the context of human body weight measurements in the medical sciences and in sports is a measurement of mass, and is thus expressed in units of mass, such as kilograms (kg), or units of force such as pounds (lb). ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre or meter is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... “NHL” redirects here. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... A childs first birthday party. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2005)  - City 3,950,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... The 2004 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 26 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Russian ( , transliteration: , ) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia and the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2005)  - City 3,950,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ... A professional can be either a person in a profession (certain types of skilled work requiring formal training / education) or in sports (a sportsman / sportwoman doing sports for payment). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ...

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Playing career

He was drafted 21st overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2002 Entry Draft. He was traded to the Hurricanes in January 2006 for Danny Richmond, where he won the Stanley Cup later in 2006. The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The 2002 NHL Entry Draft was held June 22-23 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Danny Richmond (born August 1, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois) is a professional ice hockey player and a defenseman for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The modernized NHL shield logo was introduced for the 2005-06 season. ...


Babchuk scored his first goal for the Hurricanes on January 28, 2006 -- Ron Francis night. He was also named second star of the game. He was +1 for the contest, with 1 goal and 2 penalty minutes. On February 6th, 2007 the Hurricanes activated Frantisek Kaberle from injury, forcing them to send Babchuk down to the Albany River Rats. Babchuk was the only possible defenceman they could send down because he was the only one on the Hurricanes' roster that was on a two-way contract. The next day Carolina announced that they had suspended Babchuk because of his refusal to report to Albany. The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Ronald Ron Francis (born March 1, 1963 in Sault Ste. ... Frantisek Kaberle (born November 8, 1973 in Kladno, Czech Republic) is a Czech Republic professional ice hockey defenseman who plays for the Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Albany River Rats are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ...


International play

Played for Russia in:

Source: [1] The 2002 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships were held in Pardubice and Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. ...


External links

References

  • 2005 NHL Official Guide & Record Book ISBN 0-920445-91-8

 
 

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