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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)
CAREER NUMBERS AS A THRASHER
* 61 points (24g, 37a) in 81 games
 
HOME: 40 GP; 14-21-35; -12          LAST 5 GAMES: 2-1-3; -6
ROAD: 41 GP; 10-16-26; -5            LAST 10 GAMES: 2-2-4; -8
   
NOTES:
* Registered 16 points (6g, 10a) in his last 22 games
* Set a new career high in goals (24) on 4/3 @ PIT
* Recorded points in four consecutive games (2g, 5a) from 3/14-3/20
* Tied his season-high with four points (2g, 2a) on 1/2 at NYI
* Earned points in three straight games (1g, 4a) from 12/21-12/26
* Tallied three points (1g, 2a) on 12/17 vs. DAL and 12/23 at BOS
* Appeared in his 600th career game on 12/14 at NYR
* Posted a season-high four points (2g, 2a) on 11/13 vs. LA
 
 
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.
Quote of the Day

I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh