Traktor has signed Andrey Kostitsyn
- Born February 3, 1985
- Nationality: Belarus
- Position: Forward
- Height – 183 cm, weight – 86 kg
- Grip: left
- Learned to play: Polimir Novopolotsk hockey school
- NHL draft: drafted by Montreal Canadiens in 2003, round 1, #10
- Clubs: Polimir Novopolotsk, CSKA Moscow, Khimik Voskresensk, Yunost Minsk, Yunior Minsk, Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL), Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Nashville Predators (NHL).
- Trophies: 2001 U18 World Championshipgold medalist (Division 1), 2004U20 World Championship gold medalist (Division 1, group B), 2004 World Championship gold medalist (Division 1, group A), best Belarus’ player (2008).
Last seven years Kostitsyn played in the NHL (Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators). His stats are as follows: 447 games, 245 points (117 goals+128 assists), 205 penalty minutes, +11.
Eliteprospects.com profile - http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=6666
NHL official website profile - http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8470603