Oleg Petrov is a Russian-Canadian left winger on HK Atlant.
One of the oldest players in the league, Petrov was originally drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1991 after he scored 11 points in consecutive seasons in the Russian Super League with CSKA Moscow. He joined the Canadiens in1992, and played the next four years with the team. He left Montreal to play three years in the NLA with Ambri-Piotta, where he had some monster offensive seasons, including a 30-goal, 93-point season in 1997-98. He rejoined the Canadiens in 1999, and had his best NHL season in 2000-01, scoring 17 goals and 41 points. He was traded to Nashville midway through the 2002-03 season, and finished his NHL career that season. He played five years back in the NLA before returning to the Super League in 2007 with Ak Bars Kazan. He joined HK Atlant in 2009-10, and was named an assistant captain, scoring 18 goals in his first year with the club and helping them reach the playoffs. He won his only league title with Ak Bars Kazan in 2009.