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Nikita Zadorov

20-Year-Old Defenseman – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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3

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12

PP Pts

5

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-10

PIM

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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Nikita Zadorov Contract Information:

Signed three-year, entry-level contract in September 2013.

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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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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
  1. Josh Gorges  IR
  2. Nikita Zadorov
  3. Tyson Strachan
  4. Andre Benoit  DTD
  5. Mike Weber  OUT
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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 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 1 14:37 0:00
Apr 10 at CLS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 14:24 0:00
Apr 6 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 15:25 0:00
Apr 4 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:36 0:00
Apr 3 CHI 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:27 0:00
Apr 1 TOR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:30 0:00
Mar 30 at ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 13:30 0:00
Mar 28 at COL Did Not Play
Mar 26 ARI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 9:46 0:00
Mar 23 at DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 13:20 0:00
Mar 21 at NSH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 15:37 0:03
Mar 20 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:41 0:22
Mar 17 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:28 0:00
Mar 16 WAS 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 13:53 1:04
Mar 14 NYR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 18:59 3:24
Mar 11 at TOR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 13:59 0:16
Mar 7 at WAS Did Not Play
Mar 6 at OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 14:53 0:00
Mar 3 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 16:09 0:30
Feb 28 at FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 15:09 3:14
Feb 26 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 24 at CLS Did Not Play
Feb 22 NSH Did Not Play
Feb 20 NYR Did Not Play
Feb 19 at PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 2 15:02 2:14
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Feb 17 at NJ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 16:12 3:32
Feb 15 PHI 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 7 1 21:40 1:14
Feb 10 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 15:43 1:20
Feb 8 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 21:30 1:04
Feb 7 DAL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 16:21 1:26
Feb 5 STL Did Not Play
Feb 3 at MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 13:39 0:54
Jan 30 at VAN 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:04 6:26
Jan 29 at EDM Did Not Play
Jan 27 at CGY Did Not Play
Jan 18 at DET 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 4 2 20:16 1:30
Jan 17 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 21:31 3:18
Jan 15 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 22:56 3:03
Jan 13 DET Did Not Play
Jan 9 at TB Did Not Play
Jan 8 at CAR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 17:08 3:02
Jan 6 at NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:32 0:41
Jan 3 at NYR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 22:01 1:52
Jan 2 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 17:32 0:00
Dec 31 TB 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:42 1:55
Dec 29 at OTT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 24:18 4:33
Dec 27 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 1 26:26 2:56
Dec 23 at DET 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 20:08 0:56
Dec 21 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 18:34 0:05
Dec 20 COL 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:14 3:34
Dec 16 at WPG 1 0 1 -3 2 1 0 0 1 100.0 3 2 18:40 0:21
Dec 15 OTT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 2 27:44 2:26
Dec 13 FLA 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 23:21 0:56
Dec 11 CGY 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 16:56 0:54
Dec 9 LA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 4 21:59 2:01
Dec 6 at FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:36 1:40
Dec 4 at TB 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 17:46 2:17
Dec 2 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 22:02 2:26
Nov 29 at MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 16:16 0:28
Nov 28 MON 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 18:24 2:01
Nov 26 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 25:52 5:47
Nov 22 at WAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:10 0:47
Nov 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 18 SJ 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 17:19 2:28
Nov 15 TOR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:19 0:40
Nov 13 at MIN 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 25:17 1:07
Nov 11 at STL 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:13 0:10
Nov 8 PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 20:11 1:55
Nov 7 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:23 0:00
Nov 5 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 12:13 0:00
Nov 2 DET 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 12:42 1:04
Nov 1 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct 30 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 28 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 25 at SJ Did Not Play
Oct 23 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 6:12 0:06
Oct 22 at ANH Did Not Play
Oct 18 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 17 FLA Did Not Play
Oct 14 at CAR Did Not Play
Oct 13 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 11 at CHI Did Not Play
Oct 9 CLS Did Not Play

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

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 picked up an assist and fired off two shot attempts in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Stars.

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Zadorov will sit as a healthy scratch Thursday against St. Louis, reports The Buffalo News.

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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.