Evgeny Dadonov is a forward who is a product of HC Traktor Chelyabinsk's hockey school, and he begun his career with the club in 2006. At the 2007 NHL Draft he was picked by the Florida Panthers, and he spent three seasons in the club's system. In 55 NHL games Evgeny got 20 points (10+10). He started playing for HC Donbass in 2012, and in 2014 he became a SKA player. In 2015 he became a silver medalist of Russian Championship and Gagarin Cup holder. The KHL also gave Evgeny the "Gentleman on the Ice" title. For the Russian national team he won a gold medal at the 2007 World Youth Championship, and in 2008 and 2009 he won the bronze medal at the World Junior Championship. He became a world champion with the main national team in 2014, in 2015 got a silver medal, in 2016 – bronze.