|Name||Igor Olegovich Shestyorkin|
|Birth Date||30 December 1995|
|Birth Place||Moscow, Russia|
|Profession||Professional Ice Hockey Player|
|Team||New York Rangers|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Last Updated||July 2022|
Igor Olegovich Shestyorkin, simply known as Igor Shesterkin is a professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. He was drafted 118th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Rangers in the fourth round. He won the Vezina Trophy as one of the best league’s best goaltenders during the 2021-22 NHL season. He is currently running with a net worth of $8 million as of 2022.
Shesterkin was a part of the Spartak Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League, drafted in the 2012 KHL Draft as the 43rd overall. He made his KHL debut during the 2013-14 season. He returned to the minor hockey league and recorded a 12-7 record in 19 playoff games along with a 1.75 goals-against average with a .937 save percentage, and 4 shutouts to help Spartak win the MHL Championship. He later signed with the SKA Saint Petersburg on June 6, 2014. Later on, in June, he was chosen by the Rangers in the NHL draft.
Igor Shesterkin Net Worth (2022)
Igor Shesterkin has a salary of $6 million with a cap hit of $5,666,667 million in the 2022-23 season. Till now he has signed two contracts with the team worth $30,216,667 million according to capfriendly.com. He has a daily cap hit of $30,466. As of 2022, Shesterkin has a net worth of $8 million. As of now, there’s no news about him getting any endorsements or sponsorships. Most of his salary relies on his NHL plays.
Igor Shesterkin NHL Career
Igor Shesterkin was chosen during the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers as the 118th overall in the fourth round on 28th June, and in May 2019, he signed a 2-year entry-level contract with the team. During his first preseason game, he successfully stopped 36 of 40 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He made his NHL debut with the Rangers on 7th January where he made 29 saves in a 5-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche.
He finally earned his first NHL shutout on 23rd April 2021 in a 3-1 win against the New Jersey Devils. He signed his second extension contract for 4-years, and on 18th August Igor Shesterkin had 40 out of 41 saves during a 2-1 OT victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. This OT win was his 7th win with 40 plus saves since his NHL debut, the most among all goaltenders during that time span. He became the 14th NHL goaltender with 50 wins in 79 starts and concluded the 2021-22 season with a 36-13-4 record.
Shesterkin leads the league in both save percentage and goals-against average. On May 10th he was named the finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the league’s best goaltender, and in the following two days, he was named the Hart Trophy finalist. At the end of the 2022 playoffs, he was named to the First Team All-Star. On the international stage, he participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics and represented Russia as one of the top goaltenders in the 2018 World Championships in Denmark.
Igor Shesterkin Endorsements
As of now, Igor Shesterkin has not signed any endorsement or sponsorship deals. Shesterkin has a net worth of $8 million as of 2022. His net worth and salary mostly compromise his NHL plays. During his ice hockey career, he has achieved many honorable awards and recognition.
Igor Shesterkin Wife
Igor Shesterkin is dating his beautiful and gorgeous girlfriend Anna Butusova. Anna is commonly referred to as his wife-to-be, but as of now, there’s no news of the couple getting engaged or married. They often spend time together, going on vacations, sipping coffee at a roadside cafe, and likewise. Both of them are active on social media and often share posts about their moments.
Q. When did Igor Shesterkin win the Vezina Trophy?
Igor Shesterkin won the Vezina Trophy as 2022’s best NHL goaltender.
Q. Is Igor Shesterkin married?
No, he is currently dating Anna Butusova.
Q. When was Igor Shesterkin drafted?
Igor Shesterkin was drafted in the 2014 NHL draft by the New York Rangers the 118th overall.
Q. What is Igor Shesterkin’s height?
Igor Shesterkin is 1.86 m tall.