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Aleksey Zhitnik

Full name: Aleksey Nikolayevich Zhitnik
Original name: Алексей Николаевич Житник
Other name(s): Oleksiy Mykolaiovych Zhytnyk, Олексій Миколайович Житник
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: October 10, 1972 in Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
Affiliations: CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS) / Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo (USA)
Country: EUN Unified Team, RUS Russia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Aleksey Zhitnik began his hockey career in 1989 with Sokil Kyiv, playing there until 1991. He then played one season with CSKA Moskva, before being drafted by the NHL [Los Angeles Kings]. Zhitnik played with the Kings from 1992-95, before playing ten seasons with the Buffalo Sabres. From 2004-2005, Zhitnik played one season with [Ak Bars Kazan], but then returned to the NHL and played with the [New York Islanders] (2005-07), [Philadelphia Flyers] (2007) and [Atlanta Thrashers] (2007-08). In 2008 Zhitnik began playing with [Dynamo Moskva]. Internationally, besides his two Olympic medals, Zhitnik won a bronze at the 1996 World Cup and played for Russia at the 1992, 1994, 1996 and 2000 World Championships teams, being named best defenseman at the 1996 Worlds.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN 1 Gold
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Russia RUS 2 Silver

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM P/M SOG
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Final Standings 1 1992-02-08 1 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Final Round Match 1/2 1 1992-02-23 EUN 3, CAN 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1992-02-21 EUN 5, USA 2 0 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1992-02-19 EUN 6, FIN 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Group B Match #3 1 1992-02-08 EUN 8, SUI 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Group B Match #4 1 1992-02-10 EUN 8, NOR 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Group B Match #9 2 1992-02-12 TCH 4, EUN 3 0 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Group B Match #10 1 1992-02-14 EUN 8, FRA 0 1 0 0
1992 Winter 19 Albertville Ice Hockey Unified Team EUN Group B Match #15 1 1992-02-16 EUN 5, CAN 4 0 0 0
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Final Standings 2 1998-02-07 0 2 2 1 11
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Final Round Match 1/2 2 1998-02-22 CZE 1, RUS 0 0 0 0 0 2
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1998-02-20 RUS 7, FIN 4 0 1 2 0 2
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1998-02-18 RUS 4, BLR 1 0 0 0 +1 1
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Group C Match #2 1 1998-02-13 RUS 9, KAZ 2 0 0 0 0 2
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Group C Match #3 1 1998-02-15 RUS 4, FIN 3 0 1 0 0 1
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Ice Hockey Russia RUS Group C Match #6 1 1998-02-16 RUS 2, CZE 1 0 0 0 0 3
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