Alexei Jotov

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Flag of Bulgaria and Russia.svg  Alexei Jotov Ice hockey player
Date of birth 17th February 1979
size 187 cm
Weight 95 kg
position striker
Shot hand Right
Career stations
1998-1999 HK Dynamo Moscow II
2000-2001 Disel Pensa
2001-2003 Captain Stupino
2003-2005 Titan Clin
2009-2013 HK Vitjas
2013-2014 Ruby Tyumen
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).

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Individual evidence

  1. World Cup 2010 squad list on, accessed on March 23, 2014.
  2. World Cup 2011 squad list on, accessed on March 23, 2014.
  3. World Cup 2012 squad list on, accessed on March 23, 2014.
  4. World Cup 2013 squad list on, accessed on March 23, 2014.
  5. ^ 2014 World Cup squad list on, accessed on April 16, 2014.