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Andrei Kostitsyn | Winger

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/3/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 214
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Andrei Kostitsyn might not join the Florida Panthers' training camp despite their interest in him.
Kostitsyn is playing in the KHL and hasn't responded to Panthers GM Dale Tallon's attempts to reach him. Kostitsyn has 20 points and 68 penalty minutes in 38 KHL contests this season. Thu, Jan 10, 2013 05:55:00 PM

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According to RDS, Andrei Kostitsyn will get a look from the Florida Panthers at training camp.

The Panthers will also have Marek Svatos and Alexei Kovalev at camp, according to multiple reports. Kostitsyn played 72 games between Montreal and Nashville last season and he registered 36 points. He became an unrestricted free agent in the summer and signed a one-year deal with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL, where he has produced 12 goals and 20 points in 37 games this year.
Source: TSN.ca
Tue, Jan 8, 2013 04:41:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 3-2 loss to Sibir Novosibirsk in KHL action Sunday.

It was AK-46's 12th goal of the season and 20th point in 35 games. Former NHLer Jan Bulis registered an assist on Kostitsyn's marker.
Sun, Dec 30, 2012 10:28:00 AM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 4-3 victory against Atlant Mytishi.

Kostitsyn has 11 goals and 19 points in 31 KHL games. He had 16 goals and 20 assists in 82 NHL contests in 2011-12.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 06:13:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn finished Monday's 3-1 win over Dinamo Riga with a goal and an assist.

Kostitsyn has produced 10 goals and 17 points in 27 contests with Traktor Chelyabinsk this year.
Mon, Dec 3, 2012 01:18:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn picked up an assist on the game-winning goal for Traktor Chelyabinsk in a 2-0 blanking of Dinamo Minsk.

The former Nashville winger has played very well in the KHL with eight goals and five helpers in 17 appearances. His success overseas could land him an NHL deal elsewhere once the lockout is settled if he is inclined to return to North America.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 12:30:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored a goal in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 3-2 loss to Donbass.

Kostitsyn has seven goals and 11 points in 15 KHL games. He was an unrestricted free agent before signing with Tractor Chelyabinsk just before the NHL lockout.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 06:24:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn had two assists for Traktor Chelyabinsk in a 6-3 win over Torpedo Novgorod.

The castoff of the Nashville Predators has been strong in the KHL with nine points, including six goals, in 12 contests. Kostitsyn's disappointing year with Montreal and Nashville during the 2011-12 campaign resulted in him inking a one-year contract with Traktor last month.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 12:44:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored a goal in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 4-2 win over Atlant Mytishi in a Saturday's KHL contest.

The former Hab and Pred is looking for an NHL job and so far his play in the KHL isn't hurting that cause. Nikolay Zherdev registered an assist for Mytishi.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 09:31:00 AM

Andrei Kostitsyn had two goals and an assist in Tractor Chelyabinsk's 6-0 win over Metallurg Novokuznetsk in KHL action.

Kostitsyn has five goals and six points in seven KHL games this season. He had 16 goals and 36 points in 72 games with the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators in 2011-12.
Thu, Oct 4, 2012 12:31:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored his third goal in five games for KHL's Tractor Chelyabinsk.

He, along with former NHL defenseman Deron Quint, led Tractor to a 5-2 victory over HC Lev Saturday. Kostitsyn has looked good so far in the KHL. He is without an NHL contract at the moment. Former Minnesota Wild forward Erik Christensen scored one of Lev's two goals.
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 09:37:00 AM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored a goal in KHL Traktor's 4-3 win over CSKA.

Kostitsyn has two goals in four KHL contests. He doesn't have an NHL contract, so it remains to be seen if he'll find work in North America after the lockout.
Source: KHL.ru
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 11:50:00 AM

Andrei Kostitsyn scored a goal in Traktor's 3-1 victory over Neftekhimik.

Kostitsyn signed a one-year deal with Traktor Chelyabinsk after his disappointing 2011-12 campaign. He had 16 goals and 36 points in 82 games with Montreal and Nashville.
Source: KHL.ru
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 01:47:00 PM

Andrei Kostitsyn has reportedly signed a one-year deal with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL.

Kostitsyn is coming off a disappointing season where he scored 16 goals and 36 points in 82 games with Montreal and Nashville. He was also suspended along with Alexander Radulov during the second round of the playoffs because both of them missed curfew.
Source: TSN.ca
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 11:15:00 AM

Do not expect to see Andrei Kostitsyn in a Nashville uniform next season.

Kostitsyn becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1 and while he has a lot of offensive talent, his off-ice activities likely burned another bridge in Nashville. He was suspended along with Alexander Radulov during the second round of the playoffs as both missed curfew. Stay tuned as it should be interesting to see which team is in need of some scoring and is willing to overlook his deficiencies.
Sun, Jun 10, 2012 07:28:00 AM

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