Tuesday’s game against Vityaz was Salavat Yulaev defender Vitaly Proshkin 1,000th appearance at the top level in national hockey championships.
Vitaly debuted in 1994-95 season playing for Kristall Elektrostal, for whom he went on to total 161 outings. Since then he has donned the colors of three more clubs: Dynamo Moscow (130), Ak Bars (407) and Salavat Yulaev (302).
The defenseman marked his thousandth game, a 3-0 victory for the Ufa men, by providing the pass for one of the goals.
The Kontinental Hockey League congratulates Vitaly Proshkin on reaching this magnificent milestone!