Daniil Sobchenko Biography »
Danylo Yevhenovych "Daniil" Sobchenko (Ukrainian: Данило Євге́нович Собченко; 13 April 1991 – 7 September 2011) was a Ukrainian-Russian professional ice hockey player. Born in Kiev, Sobchenko spent the entirety of his professional hockey career with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League. He was a member of the Russian national team that competed in the IIHF World Championship's under 18 and under 20 levels; winning gold for the country in 2011. Sobchenko was drafted 166th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks. He died along with the entire Lokomotiv team in a plane crash on the first day of the 2011–12 season.
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