Yevgeny Jevgenijevič Arťuchin four April 1983, Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian professional hockey player who currently wears jersey SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL. Due to its physical parameters (196 cm, 116 kg) is determined to force the concept of the game.
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In 2001 he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning as the 94th in order. In 2003, he won the Russian Junior World Cup selection.
The World Cup in 2011 came to the attention of Czech hockey fans when the match with the Czech national team showed some very crackdown, in which wounded two Czech players – Milan Michalek, and Karl Rachůnka
Arťuchin was drafted in the third round and 94 overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2001. Before he was chosen to play Russia’s top junior competition. A year after the 2002/03 season he was drafted to make his North American debut in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team jersey Moncton Wildcats. In 2003, he played six games for the Russian junior team, while on his way to gold medals, scoring one goal and received 10 penalty minutes. In the year 2003/04, when he signed with the Lightning 15th July 2003 contract, played in the AHL Hershey Bears for 36 matches. During that time he scored three goals and three handed, also received 111 penalty minutes, becoming the third player nejtrestanějším team. He also appeared in six games for the team in Pensacola of the East Coast Hockey League, where he added 14 minutes on the penalty bench and a precise shot.
The entire 2004/05 season the club spent Arťuchin Springfield Falcons, where he earns in 62 games 9 goals and 19 assists. The gain was 28 points in fifth place in the team and third in the number of passes. Same position in the statistics and what he přesilovkových grossing hit, they were three. And with the number 142 penalty minutes in sixth place.
After most of the year 2005/06 he played for the Lightning after contract negotiations went to Russia, specifically to Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, where next season he started in 44 games. Arťuchin refused to bid on a contract to Tampa for $ 475,000 because he wanted to at least million-dollar contract.
In the 2007/08 season he played for HC CSKA Moscow during the 23 matches and collected 9 points and 99 minutes and sat out on the penalty bench. 7th July 2008 re-signed with Tampa Bay Lightning, this time for two years worth $ 1,900,000.
13th August 2009 he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks as the team Drew Miller and a third round of the draft. 1st March 2010 he transferred again, this time to the Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for Nathan Oystricka and conditional pick in the draft.