Andrei Zubarev is a Russian defenceman who is a product of the HC Salavat Yulaev Ufa hockey system. After beginning his professional career in 2003 he became an HC Ak Bars Kazan player in 2005, and with that club he won the Russian championship, Russian championship silver medals, and the Continental Cup. After being drafted by NHL outfit the Atlanta Thrashers he spent a season in North America in 2011, however he opted to return to Russia. He went back to Salavat following time with Atlant Mytishchi, and this year he signed with SKA.
Andrei has been competing on an international level since 2003, when he represented the under 17 Russian national team. He became a silver medalist of the 2006 and 2007 World Junior Championship, and in 2014 won the World Championship with the main Russian team.