Sergei Priakin

PROFILE

Number: 16
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 209
Birth Date: 1963-12-07
Birth Place: Moscow,

BIOGRAPHY

Sergei was the first Soviet member of their national hockey team that the Soviet government allowed to play in the National Hockey League. Other players had either defected or had not been member of the national team before him. After playing in the Soviet Elite League for Soviet Wings, he was given permission to leave following the 1988-89 Soviet league season and joined the Flames in March 1989. His first game came on March 30, 1989 as member of the Calgary Flames.

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