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Nikita Nikitin

28-Year-Old Defenseman – Edmonton Oilers

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Nikitin wasn't able to repeat his breakout 2011-12 season, looking more like the inconsistent player the Blues gave up on, and the dropoff had to be at least partially due to not being partnered with the unflappable Fedor Tyutin. With young defensemen like Tim Erixon and Rya...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 223   DOB: 6/16/1986   BORN: Omsk, USSR   DRAFTED: 5th Rd, #136 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nikita Nikitin Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $9 million deal with the Oilers in June of 2014.

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The Oilers have signed Nikitin to a two-year, $9 million deal, the Edmonton Journal reports.

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Nikita Nikitin NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2010-11 24 NHL STL 41 1 8 9 1 10 46 2.2 0 0 16:24 0 4 4 1:17 40 52
2011-12 25 NHL CLS 54 7 25 32 -5 14 93 7.5 3 0 23:35 3 6 9 2:46 40 95
2011-12 25 NHL STL 7 0 0 0 -5 4 10 0.0 0 0 20:15 0 0 0 2:57 7 19
2012-13 26 NHL CLS 38 3 6 9 2 17 60 5.0 0 0 21:12 1 1 2 1:52 31 56
2013-14 27 NHL CLS 66 2 13 15 9 20 95 2.1 1 0 17:07 0 0 0 0:52 84 72
2013-14 Proj 27 NHL EDM 61 Subscribe now to see our 2013-14 projections for Nikita Nikitin

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Nikita Nikitin – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Right Defenseman
  1. Justin Schultz
  2. Mark Fayne  OUT
  3. Nikita Nikitin
  4. Oscar Klefbom
Edmonton Oilers

Time On Ice Stats

17:07

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Nikita Nikitin was on the ice for 17:07.

0:52

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Nikita Nikitin was on the ice for 0:52 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 20:15 2:57
2012-13 21:12 1:52
2013-14 17:07 0:52

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Nikita Nikitin 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 12 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 15:18 0:00
Apr 10 LA Did Not Play
Apr 8 COL Did Not Play
Apr 6 ANH Did Not Play
Apr 4 at PHO Did Not Play
Apr 2 at ANH Did Not Play
Apr 1 at SJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 1 14:10 0:00
Mar 30 NYR Did Not Play
Mar 28 ANH Did Not Play
Mar 25 SJ Did Not Play
Mar 22 CGY Did Not Play
Mar 20 BUF 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 15:19 4:11
Mar 18 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:48 1:19
Mar 16 at CAR Did Not Play
Mar 14 at DET Did Not Play
Mar 13 at STL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 23:46 0:41
Mar 11 at MIN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 20:34 0:51
Mar 9 LA Did Not Play
Mar 6 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:16 0:07
Mar 4 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 21:21 0:53
Mar 1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 2 16:26 1:35
Feb 27 MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:32 2:08
Feb 7 at NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:13 0:36
Feb 6 at NYR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 17:18 1:02
Feb 3 at BUF 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 14:41 0:48
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Feb 1 at BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 17:32 0:00
Jan 29 SJ Did Not Play
Jan 27 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:01 0:00
Jan 26 NSH Did Not Play
Jan 24 PHO Did Not Play
Jan 21 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 2 19:36 1:51
Jan 18 at WPG 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 0 19:20 0:42
Jan 16 at MIN Did Not Play
Jan 14 at DAL Did Not Play
Jan 12 at CHI Did Not Play
Jan 10 PIT 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:54 0:00
Jan 7 STL Did Not Play
Jan 5 TB Did Not Play
Jan 3 at ANH Did Not Play
Jan 2 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 15:02 0:00
Dec 31 at PHO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:36 0:00
Dec 28 PHI Did Not Play
Dec 27 at CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 16:11 0:00
Dec 23 WPG 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 14:31 0:12
Dec 21 STL 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:29 0:00
Dec 19 at COL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 16:03 0:45
Dec 17 at LA Did Not Play
Dec 15 at ANH Did Not Play
Dec 13 at VAN Did Not Play
Dec 12 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:13 0:35
Dec 10 CAR 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 17:00 0:56
Dec 7 CGY Did Not Play
Dec 5 COL Did Not Play
Dec 3 PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:48 0:00
Dec 1 at DAL Did Not Play
Nov 29 at CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 16:22 0:05
Nov 28 at NSH Did Not Play
Nov 25 CHI 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 5:36 0:00
Nov 21 FLA Did Not Play
Nov 19 CLS 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 6 2 17:36 0:00
Nov 16 at CGY Did Not Play
Nov 15 SJ 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 18:25 0:00
Nov 13 DAL Did Not Play
Nov 10 at CHI Did Not Play
Nov 9 at PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:54 0:00
Nov 7 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 13:24 0:08
Nov 5 at FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:33 0:05
Nov 2 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 12:19 0:00
Oct 29 TOR Did Not Play
Oct 27 at LA Did Not Play
Oct 26 at PHO Did Not Play
Oct 24 WAS Did Not Play
Oct 22 at MON Did Not Play
Oct 19 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 18:40 0:27
Oct 17 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 5 16:11 0:22
Oct 15 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 19:18 0:00
Oct 14 at WAS Did Not Play
Oct 12 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 10 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 22:26 2:53
Oct 7 NJ Did Not Play
Oct 5 at VAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:05 1:48
Oct 1 WPG Did Not Play

Nikita Nikitin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nikitin has been conditionally traded to Edmonton, according to the Edmonton Journal.

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The Blue Jackets haven't had any contract discussions with Nikitin, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Nikitin (unspecified injury) won't play Monday against the Penguins, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Nikitin (lower body) will return for Saturday's game against the Panthers, the Columbus Dispatch's Aaron Portzline reports.

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Nikitin (lower body) looks to be out of the lineup Sunday against the Islanders.

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Nikitin (lower body) did not take the ice for pregame warmups Friday, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Nikitin will miss Thursday’s game due to a lower-body injury, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Nikitin (head) is expected to play Monday against the Stars.

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Niktin (head) is a game-time decision for Monday's game against the Stars, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Nikitin (upper body) is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Predators but may be able to return for Monday's game against the Stars.

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Nikitin (upper body) will travel to Nashville for Saturday's game against the Predators, and the veteran defenseman will be evaluated Friday, the Columbus Dispatch's Aaron Portzline reports.

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Nikitin sustained an upper-body injury and will not return to Thursday's game.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Nikitin was surprisingly effective in Columbus after failing to get much of a chance the last couple of seasons with the Blues, scoring seven goals and 32 points in just 54 games. He'll join Fedor Tyutin on the second blue line pairing and power play unit, but given the lack of talent up front for the Blue Jackets, Nikitin will be lucky to break the 30-point mark again over a full campaign. Remember him in keeper leagues, but be fully aware that Nikitin is prone to streaks.

2011-12

Nikitin came over from Russia in the 2010 offseason and was playing his way onto the roster in training camp when he suffered a wrist injury. Once healthy, he was on the St. Louis-to-Peoria shuttle before sticking with the Blues for the final two and a half months. He skated his way to a plus-1 and was sixth on the team in blocked shots despite playing just 41 games and operating mostly as a seventh defenseman. The Blues love his size, but there’s little in the way of fantasy value here. He’ll compete with Ian Cole and Kent Huskins for the final two blue line spots, but it’s likely the Blues would like to get Cole more playing time in the AHL, so look for Nikitin to make the roster when camp breaks.

2010-11

The Blues finally bring Nikitin to North America, where he'll have a chance to compete for one of the final two spots at defense for St. Louis. The 2004 draft pick will need to acclimate to a smaller ice surface, but he's got a ton of experience in Russia with great size on the blue line. A start to his North American career in Peoria is likely, but he's in the organization's plans and will eventually get a spot on the major league roster.