Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Alexander Korolyuk
Born in Moscow, Alexander Korolyuk played four years with the Soviet Wings. His best season was 1995-96 when he scored 30 goals in 50 games. He was chosen 141st overall by San Jose in 1994 and played for Russia at the World Junior Championships in 1995 and 1996.

In 1996-97 he started the season with the Soviet Wings then scored 36 points in 42 games for Manitoba Moose of IHL. That spring he played for Russia when they finished fourth at the World Championships.

The young forward played 19 games with Sharks in 1997-98 and 44 games with Kentucky Thoroughblades in AHL. The next year he scored 30 points in 55 games for San Jose and was a regular by the 1999-2000 season. Over the course of the next three seasons, Korolyuk split his time between the Sharks and Kazan of the Russian Elite League before returning to the Sharks line up on a regualr basis in 2003-04.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1993-94 Krylja Sovetov Moscow CIS 22 4 4 8 20 3 1 0 1 4
1993-94 Russia EJC-A 5 2 3 5 0
1994-95 Krylja Sovetov Moscow CIS 52 16 13 29 62 4 1 2 3 4
1994-95 Russia WJC-A 7 8 2 10 47
1995-96 Krylja Sovetov Moscow CIS 50 30 19 49 77
1995-96 Russia WJC-A 7 5 2 7 4
1996-97 Krylja Sovetov Moscow Russia 17 8 5 13 46
1996-97 Manitoba Moose IHL 42 20 16 36 71
1996-97 Russia WC-A 6 2 3 5 6
1997-98 San Jose Sharks NHL 19 2 3 5 6 -5
1997-98 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 44 16 23 39 96 -2 3 0 0 0 0
1998-99 San Jose Sharks NHL 55 12 18 30 26 +3 6 1 3 4 2
1998-99 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 23 9 13 22 16 +2
1999-00 San Jose Sharks NHL 57 14 21 35 35 +4 9 0 3 3 6
2000-01 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 6 0 5 5 4
2000-01 San Jose Sharks NHL 70 12 13 25 41 +2 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 Russia WC-A 7 1 1 2 6 -1
2001-02 San Jose Sharks NHL 32 3 7 10 14 +2
2002-03 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 45 14 17 31 46 4 0 0 0 0
2003-04 San Jose Sharks NHL 63 19 18 37 18 +20 17 5 2 7 10
2004-05 Vityaz Chekhov Russia-2 42 24 28 52 54
2004-05 Khimik Moscow Region (Voskresensk) Russia 10 4 3 7 14
2005-06 Vityaz Chekhov Russia 45 19 15 34 86
2005-06 Russia Olympics 6 1 1 2 6 0
2006-07 Vityaz Chekhov Russia 48 17 28 45 76 3 0 0 0 8
2007-08 Vityaz Chekhov Russia 50 16 35 51 52
2008-09 Atlant Moscow Region KHL 56 23 32 55 32 7 2 3 5 8
2009-10 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 54 8 21 29 38 4 1 0 1 2
2010-11 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 48 14 26 40 30 18 3 9 12 32
2011-12 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 50 8 26 34 26
2012-13 Vityaz Chekhov KHL 41 15 14 29 51
2012-13 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 5 0 1 1 0 7 2 2 4 8
2013-14 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 30 7 12 19 33 4 2 4 6 0
2014-15 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 12 2 2 4 14
2014-15 Yugra Khanty-Mansiisk KHL 30 5 8 13 12
NHL Totals 296 62 80 142 140 34 6 8 14 18


Spent majority of 2001-02 season on practice roster. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), July 9, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Chekhov (Russia-2), September 25, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Voskresensk (Russia), February 14, 2005. Traded to New Jersey by San Jose with Jim Fahey for Vladimir Malakhov and New Jersey's 1st round pick (later traded to St. Louis - St. Louis selected David Perron) in 2007 NHL Draft, October 1, 2006.
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