Ruslan Fedotenko (Ukrainian: Руслан Федотенко; born January 18, 1979) is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for Ukraine in the Olympics.
Ruslan Fedotenko was undrafted and first entered the NHL when he was signed by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1999. After two seasons with the Flyers, he was traded in 2002 to the Tampa Bay Lightning, with two 2nd round draft picks, in exchange for Tampa Bay's 1st round draft pick, which turned out to be Joni Pitkänen.
As of the 2006–07 NHL season, he played for the Lightning as a right wing. He scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal in 2004, bringing the Cup to Tampa Bay for the first time in the franchise's history. He was resigned as a restricted free agent for 1 year in 2006.
Ruslan has played internationally for the Ukrainian national ice hockey team, appearing in one game for his nation at the 2002 Winter Olympics in a 5-2 defeat of Switzerland. He has been named to the 2009 roster as well.
Played for Ukraine in:
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