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Nikita Zadorov

20-Year-Old Defenseman – Colorado Avalanche

2014-15 NHL Stats

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12

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51

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

A punishing hitter with a fearsome slap shot, Zadorov is the future physical anchor of the Sabres’ blue line. He finished the season in the OHL after a seven-game stint with the Sabres the previous season, and though there is no denying the Russian teenager has the talent to...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 220   DOB: 4/15/1995   BORN: Moscow, Russia   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #16 Overall in 2013   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed three-year, entry-level contract with the Sabres in September 2013. Traded to the Avalanche in June 2015.

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Zadorov was traded to Colorado on Friday along with forward Mikhail Grigorenko, prospect J.T. Compher, and the 31st overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for forwards Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.

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Nikita Zadorov NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2013-14 18 NHL BUF 7 1 0 1 -4 4 4 25.0 0 0 17:10 0 0 0 0:11 25 3
2014-15 19 NHL BUF 60 3 12 15 -10 51 52 5.8 1 0 17:42 2 3 5 1:24 134 73
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Nikita Zadorov – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Left Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

17:42

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Nikita Zadorov was on the ice for 17:42.

1:24

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Nikita Zadorov was on the ice for 1:24 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 17:10 0:11
2014-15 17:42 1:24

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Nikita Zadorov 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 11 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 1 14:37 0:00
Apr 9 WPG Did Not Play
Apr 7 NSH Did Not Play
Apr 4 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:36 0:00
Apr 3 at ANH 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:27 0:00
Apr 1 at SJ 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:30 0:00
Mar 30 EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 13:30 0:00
Mar 28 BUF Did Not Play
Mar 26 at VAN 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 9:46 0:00
Mar 25 at EDM Did Not Play
Mar 23 at CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 13:20 0:00
Mar 20 at ANH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:41 0:22
Mar 19 at ARI Did Not Play
Mar 14 CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 18:59 3:24
Mar 12 NJ Did Not Play
Mar 10 LA Did Not Play
Mar 8 at MIN Did Not Play
Mar 7 at CLS Did Not Play
Mar 4 PIT Did Not Play
Feb 28 MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 15:09 3:14
Feb 27 at DAL Did Not Play
Feb 24 at NSH Did Not Play
Feb 22 TB Did Not Play
Feb 20 at CHI Did Not Play
Feb 18 LA Did Not Play
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Feb 16 ARI Did Not Play
Feb 14 DAL Did Not Play
Feb 12 NYR Did Not Play
Feb 8 at WPG 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 21:30 1:04
Feb 7 at MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 16:21 1:26
Feb 5 DET Did Not Play
Feb 3 at DAL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 13:39 0:54
Jan 30 NSH 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:04 6:26
Jan 27 at NSH Did Not Play
Jan 21 BOS Did Not Play
Jan 19 at STL Did Not Play
Jan 17 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 21:31 3:18
Jan 15 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 22:56 3:03
Jan 13 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 12 at WAS Did Not Play
Jan 10 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 8 OTT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 17:08 3:02
Jan 6 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:32 0:41
Jan 4 CLS Did Not Play
Jan 2 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 17:32 0:00
Dec 31 PHI 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:42 1:55
Dec 29 at STL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 24:18 4:33
Dec 27 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 1 26:26 2:56
Dec 23 STL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 20:08 0:56
Dec 21 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 18:34 0:05
Dec 20 at BUF 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:14 3:34
Dec 18 at PIT Did Not Play
Dec 13 STL 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 23:21 0:56
Dec 11 WPG 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 16:56 0:54
Dec 9 NSH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 4 21:59 2:01
Dec 5 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 4 at CGY 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 17:46 2:17
Dec 1 MON Did Not Play
Nov 29 DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 16:16 0:28
Nov 26 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 25:52 5:47
Nov 25 at ARI Did Not Play
Nov 22 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:10 0:47
Nov 20 WAS Did Not Play
Nov 15 at NJ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:19 0:40
Nov 13 at NYR 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 25:17 1:07
Nov 11 at NYI 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:13 0:10
Nov 8 at PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 20:11 1:55
Nov 6 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 4 VAN Did Not Play
Nov 2 ANH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 12:42 1:04
Nov 1 at STL Did Not Play
Oct 30 NYI Did Not Play
Oct 28 SJ Did Not Play
Oct 26 at WPG Did Not Play
Oct 24 VAN Did Not Play
Oct 21 FLA Did Not Play
Oct 18 at MON Did Not Play
Oct 16 at OTT Did Not Play
Oct 14 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 13 at BOS Did Not Play
Oct 11 MIN Did Not Play
Oct 9 at MIN Did Not Play

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

New head coach Dan Bylsma expects Zadorov to be a full-time player next season, reports Paul Hamilton of WGR 550.

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Zadorov will replace Tyson Strachan in the lineup Monday against Arizona, reports John Vogl of The Buffalo News.

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Zadorov is expected to serve as a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against the Avalanche, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Zadorov, who was scratched the previous four games due to both a team-imposed suspension and coaching decisions, returned to action Saturday for Buffalo's 5-3 loss to the Panthers. He logged an assist and 15:09 of ice time, including 3:14 on the power play.

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Zadorov, a healthy scratch Thursday, saw teammate Mark Pysyk get demoted to the AHL on Friday, which could pave the way for Zadorov's return, reports the Olean Times Herald.

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Zadorov will be a healthy scratch Thursday against Vancouver, reports The Buffalo News.

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Zadorov is poised to return to the lineup Thursday against the Canucks, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Zadorov will serve as a healthy scratch for Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports.

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Zadarov was suspended by the team for Sunday's shootout loss to Nashville because he was late for the morning team meeting after his alarm clock didn't go off. Coach Ted Nolan has not decided whether Zadorov will skate Tuesday against Columbus, The Buffalo News reports.

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Coach Ted Nolan indicated Zadorov will miss Sunday's game against the Predators "for team reasons."

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Zadorov was a healthy scratch Friday against the Rangers, reports The Buffalo News.

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Zadorov scored a power-play goal in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Flyers.

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Zadorov was the second of two defensemen selected by the Sabres in the first round of June’s NHL Draft. The 6’5”, 221 pound Russian is a physical force on the blue line and is coming off a season in which he helped the London Knights to an OHL Championship. Zadorov is more of a project than the Sabres’ other first-rounder, Rasmus Ristolainen, and is likely two or three seasons away from competing for a spot with the big club. His long-term potential is that of a physical, shut-down defender, but the current season will likely see a return to the OHL to continue his development.