Yakov Seleznev is a professional ice hockey player on August 4, 1989 in Elabuga, Russia. The 21 year old played for the Molot-Prikamie Perm and plays defense for his current team. The Russian player has played in a total of 84 games in the KHL and 21 games in the MHL. He has played a total of 31 games in the RSL as well as 77 games with Russia 2. Seleznov has also played 19 games in the playoff season.
He has 11 goal points in the regular seasons in the course of his career, and one goal point in the post season. Career highlights include the U18 WJC gold medal awarded to him in the 2006-2007 seasons and the U20 WJC Bronze Medal in the 2007-2008 seasons.
Among his recent transactions, include the move from Amur Khabarovsk to Ak Bars Kazan in 2009, before he was picked up by Amur Khabarovsk again. He was then transferred from Khabarovsk to Ak Bars Kazan in 2010 before he was transferred to Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. He is currently signed with Spartak Moskva for the 2011-2012 season.