Evgeny Alekseevich Katichev is a defender for Traktor Chelyabinsk HK, a major club of the Kontinental Hockey League, where Katichev has been a player since 2010. Katichev was born on September 3, 1986 in Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR, and although he was not able to start his professional career with the team, he still has his roots connected with his home town.
Katichev started his career in 2003, when he was signed by Mechel Chelyabinsk HC. He spent two years with the said team, before he was transferred to HK MVD Tver for another two years. It was during his time with the latter club that he was able to be a part of the senior team and was participating in the Super league during those years.
After his time with HK MVD Tver, Katichev transferred to HK MVD Balashikha, but spent a year with the team before moving on. Katichev then made some more jumps, trying out other teams before he came to join Traktor Chelyabinsk in 2010.