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Nikita Zadorov

Born:April 16, 1995Draft:2013 Sabres, 16th Overall
Hometown:Moskva, RUSPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:RussiaCurrent Team:Calgary Flames

Nikita Sergeyvich Zadorov (born 16 April 1995) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenseman for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, and Buffalo Sabres. He was originally drafted by the Sabres in the first round, 16th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Nikita Zadorov Colorado Avalanche
Nikita Zadorov seen here with the Colorado Avalanche (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • U17 WHC Gold Medal — 2011-12
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2012-13
  • Jr Super Series Champion — 2012-13
  • OHL Champion — 2012-13
  • OHL First All-Rookie Team — 2012-13
  • OHL Second All-Star Team — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC Most Goals by Defenseman (4) — 2013-14
  • NHL Most Hits (278) — 2017-18
  • World Championship Bronze Medal — 2018-19

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