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Eugene Fadyeyev

Forward

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 170
  • Hometown Kiev, Ukraine
  • Junior Team Madison Capitols (USHL)

Ohio State Career

2018-19 (Junior Season) 

  • Played in 32 games, posting five assists; missed time with injury
  • Assist in each game vs. Penn State Feb. 7-8 and extended assist streak to three with helper at Michigan State Feb. 21
  • +5 in four-game stretch Feb. 1-21
  • 18 shot blocks, with two in three games (Jan. 4 vs. Army West Point, Jan. 31 at Michigan, Feb. 28 vs. Wisconsin)
  • Helper vs. Colgate Dec. 28
  • Assist at Mercyhurst Oct. 25 for first career helper, +2 in the game

2018-19 (Sophomore Season) 

  • Played in 17 games
  • Scored and was +1 vs. Michigan State March 1 (first goal since Oct. 27, 2017 vs. Robert Morris)
  • Seven shot blocks, including two at Colgate Nov. 10

2017-18 (Freshman Season) 

  • Goal vs. Robert Morris Oct. 27 was NCAA No. 1 Play of the Week (WATCH)
  • Made Ohio State debut Oct. 14 vs. RPI
  • Scored first goal as a Buckeye Oct. 27 vs. Robert Morris, +1 in game two vs. the Colonials
  • Played in five games

Prior to Ohio State

  • Spent two seasons with Madison Capitols in the USHL
  • Skated in 56 games in 2016-17 and had 29 points, with six goals and 23 assists, while serving as an assistant captain
  • Five goals and 10 points in 28 games for the Capitols in 2015-16
  • Represented Ukraine in IIHF World Junior U18 Tournament in 2015
  • Played five games with USHL Madison in 2014-15 and skated in 16 regular season games, along with four postseason contests, for the Madison U18 team
  • Played with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights 16U team
  • Member of national championship team with Wilkes-Barre in 2011-12
  • Graduated from Abundant Life Christian School in 2016

Off the Ice

  • Only child of Nikolay, a police officer, and Svetlana, who works in the furniture business
  • Would like to get into coaching
  • Physical education, sport and physical activity major
  • Enjoys dancing and soccer
  • Started playing hockey at age 5; father loves hockey and introduced him to the game
  • Favorite hockey player is Pavel Datsyuk “He is very good in all three areas of the ice and great both with the puck and without it.”
  • Pick one: Movies – Gladiator and Happy Gilmore; Television show – Game of Thrones; Music group – Linkin Park; Professional team – Chicago Blackhawks; Homecooked meal – Borsch; Celebrity – Margot Robbie; Snack food – chocolate chip cookies; Ice cream flavor – peanut butter and chocolate; Sport other than hockey – soccer; Book – War and Peace

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