|Date of birth||17th February 1979|
|1998-1999||HK Dynamo Moscow II|
|2014-2016||HK CSKA Sofia|
|since 2016||SK Irbis-Skate|
Alexej Jotow ( Bulgarian Алексей Йотов , Russian Алексей Эмилович Йотов / Alexei Emilowitsch Jotow; born February 17, 1979 ) is a Russian - Bulgarian ice hockey player who has been playing for SK Irbis-Skate in the Bulgarian ice hockey league since 2016 .
Alexej Jotow began his career as a hockey player in the second team of HK Dynamo Moscow , with which he played in the second Russian league, the Vysschaya League . In 2000 he moved to the league competitor Disel Pensa . A year later he moved to Kapitan Stupino , where he was first in the Pervaya League , the third Russian division, and in 2002/03 in the East European Hockey League on the ice. From 2003 to 2005 he was then active at Titan Klin . With the team from Moscow Oblast, he won the 2004 Cup of the East European Hockey League. The following year he played with Klin in the third Russian league because the EEHL had stopped playing. At the latest since 2009 he was active for the HK Witjas . In the 2013/14 season he was on the ice with Rubin Tyumen in the Wysschaja Hockey League . In the 2014/15 season, Jotow played for HK ZSKA Sofia in the Continental Cup and achieved by winning over CG Puigcerdà (3: 2), İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyesi SK (19: 3) and HK Beostar (10: 2) second round. There the team failed after defeats against the Fischtown Pinguins (2: 6), the Belfast Giants (2: 6) and the Tilburg Trappers (4: 5), although against the team from the Netherlands a 4: 1 lead was not possible was enough to win. In the following year Jotow also played for ZSKA in the Continental Cup. In 2016 he switched to local rivals SK Irbis-Skate , with whom he became Bulgarian champion in 2017 .
With the Bulgarian men's national team , Jotow, who is used both as a striker and as a defender, took part in the World Championships of Division II in 2002 , 2003 , 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008 , 2009 , when he was also the top scorer and best preparer the best striker of the tournament was chosen in 2010 when he second top scorer and, together with his compatriot Stanislav Muchatschew also the second best scorer in each case behind the Spaniard Juan Muñoz was, in 2011 , 2012 and 2013 in part. In 2009 he was the player with the most scorer points and the most assists, in 2012 he was the defensive player with the most scorer points and in 2013 he was named the best player on his team. In 2014 , when his team was immediately promoted to Division II, and in 2017 , he was on the ice for Bulgaria in Division III. As the player with the most assists and the most points on the scorer, he was consequently named the best striker in 2014. He also represented his colors in qualifying for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver , when the Bulgarian team failed in the pre-qualification despite being tied with group winners Spain due to the lost direct comparison (2: 6).
Achievements and Awards
- 2004 Cup winner of the East European Hockey League with Titan Klin
- 2017 Bulgarian champion with the SK Irbis-Skate
- 2009 Best striker, most assists and most scorer points at the World Cup in Division II, Group B
- 2012 Most scorer points of a defender in the World Cup of Division II, Group B
- 2014 promotion to Division II, Group B, at the World Championship of Division III
- 2014 Best striker, most assists and most scorer points at the World Cup of Division III
- 2019 promotion to Division II, Group B at the World Championship of Division III
- World Cup 2010 squad list on iihf.com, accessed on March 23, 2014.
- World Cup 2011 squad list on iihf.com, accessed on March 23, 2014.
- World Cup 2012 squad list on iihf.com, accessed on March 23, 2014.
- World Cup 2013 squad list on iihf.com, accessed on March 23, 2014.
- 2014 World Cup squad list on iihf.com, accessed on April 16, 2014.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Jotow, Alexej Emilowitsch; Йотов, Алексей (Bulgarian spelling); Йотов, Алексей Эмилович (Russian spelling)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Russian-Bulgarian ice hockey player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||17th February 1979|