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Nikolai Zherdev

Born:Nov. 5, 1984Draft:[year] [team] # Overall
Hometown:Kyiv, UKRPosition:LW/RW
Known For:Talent and inconsistencyShoots/Catches:Right
National Team:Russia/UkraineCurrent Team:Merano (Alps HL)

Mykola Olehovych “Nikolay” Zherdev (Ukrainian: Микола Олегович Жердев; born November 5, 1984) is a Ukrainian-Russian professional ice hockey right winger who is currently playing for the HC Merano of the Alps Hockey League.

He previously played in the NHL for the Columbus Blue JacketsNew York Rangers, and Philadelphia Flyers.

Nikolai Zherdev, Philadelphia Flyers (BridgetDS/Flickr)

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  • U18 WJC All-Star Team 2001-2002
  • U18 WJC Best Forward 2001-2002
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal 2001-2002
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal 2002-2003
  • NHL YoungStars Roster 2003-2004
  • World Championship Gold Medal 2008-2009
  • KHL All-Star Game 2011-2012
  • World Championship Gold Medal 2011-2012
  • KHL All-Star Game 2012-2013
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