Alexei Zhamnov

Alexei Jurjewitsch Schamnow (Russian Алексей Юрьевич Жамнов; born October 1, 1970 in Moscow, Russian SFSR ) was a Russian ice hockey player ( Center). Since September 2006 he has been manager of Vityaz Chekhov in the Kontinental Hockey League.


As a player of HK Dynamo Moscow he was pulled in the NHL Entry Draft in 1990 by the Winnipeg Jets in the fourth round to 77th place. Only after the 1992 Olympics, he moved overseas and took in a storm Teemu Selanne series with Keith Tkachuk and look up to.

The team moved to the 1996/97 season to Phoenix, but the path of Alexei went to the Chicago Blackhawks. There he had been given in exchange for Jeremy Roenick. Again, he was able to convince and in 2002 the captain of the Hawks.

During the season 2003/ 04 he committed the Philadelphia Flyers, but after the season was a strike in the NHL. During the strike, he played for Vityaz Chekhov of the Russian Super League. At the same time his contract ran out with the Flyers and the Boston Bruins took Schamnow as a free agent contract. After the 2005/ 06 season, he finished his career and was general manager of Vityaz Chekhov.

In January 2010, he announced on his comeback at Vityaz Chekhov, but completed no match for the club.

Career Stats

( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )

Awards and achievements

  • Gold medal at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville
  • Silver medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
  • Bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City
  • NHL Second All-Star Team: 1995
  • Participate in the NHL All-Star Game: 2002