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Maxim Afinogenov

Maxim Afinogenov  #61

Right Wing
NUMBER: 61 BIRTHDATE: September 4, 1979
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: BUF / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (69th overall)
Best Forward at WJC-A (1999) Missed majority of 2002-03 due to head injury prior to training camp, August, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), June 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, September 29, 2009. Signed as a free agent by St. Petersburg (KHL), August 6, 2010.
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We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
World Cup of Hockey 2016