Oleg Tverdovsky
Oleg Tverdovsky
(tvehr-DOHV-skee, OH-lehg)
Number: 28
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 211
Shoots: Left
Born: May 18, 1976
Birthplace: Donetsk, Ukraine
Acquired: Acquired from Carolina along with defenseman Jack Johnson for center Eric Belanger and defenseman Tim Gleason on September 29, 2006. DRAFTED: ANA - 1st round, 2nd overall, 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Drafted: ANA / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (2nd overall)

CAREER VS. COL: 27 GP, 3-3=6, 10 PIM

VS. VAN (2-22): Did not play


Assists: 2 (10-10 vs. NYI)
Points: 2; 0-2=2 (10-10 vs. NYI)br>+/-: Plus-1 (12-14 at SJ, most recent)
TOI: 17:19 (10-27 at CBJ)br>Shots: 3 (1-6 vs. DET, most recent)br>PIM: 4 (1-8 vs. EDM)br>
THIS SEASON: Had three points (0-3=3) and two penalty minutes in eight games in October...missed seven November games with a groin injury from 11/16-11/30/06.

LAST SEASON: Made his Hurricanes debut at Tampa Bay on 10/5/05...earned two assists for his first points and first multi-assist/point game with Carolina at New York Islanders 10/8/05...scored his first goal with Carolina at Toronto on 10/20/05...had a four-game point streak (10/8-10/20/05, 1-5=6) snapped at Washington 10/22/05...returned to action after missing five games with post-concussion syndrome at Anaheim 12/6/05...had a high penalty minutes vs. Atlanta 1/4/06...returned to action vs. Pittsburgh 2/10/06 after missing five games with an upper body injury...ranked third among Hurricanes defensemen in assists (20) and fourth in points (23).