Nikita Nikitin
Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'4" / 192 cm
  • Weight
    216 lbs / 98 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    18/19

Nikitin has a terrific combination of size and mobility. He handles the puck nicely and can rush it up the ice. Can unleash a hard point shot, too. Could stand to play a more physical game, given his frame.
- Ulf Andersson, EP (2013)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Avangard Omsk-2 Russia3 34 3 7 10 4 |
2003-04 Avangard Omsk-2 Russia3 52 5 9 14 50 |
2004-05 Avangard Omsk-2 Russia3 33 3 9 12 20 |
Avangard Omsk Russia 12 0 0 0 2 -1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -3
2005-06 Avangard Omsk-2 Russia3 1 0 0 0 0 |
Avangard Omsk Russia 43 1 2 3 22 -3 | Playoffs 13 1 2 3 6 -1
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 6 2 |
2006-07 Avangard Omsk Russia 54 1 15 16 99 8 | Playoffs 11 0 4 4 39 2
2007-08 Avangard Omsk Russia 57 3 11 14 48 -4 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 4
2008-09 Avangard Omsk KHL 53 4 11 15 28 7 | Playoffs 9 1 2 3 8 -2
2009-10 Avangard Omsk KHL 43 4 9 13 14 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
Russia EHT 3 0 0 0 2 0 |
Russia (all) International 3 0 0 0 2 |
2010-11 St. Louis Blues NHL 41 1 8 9 10 1 |
Peoria Rivermen AHL 22 3 11 14 12 1 |
2011-12 St. Louis Blues NHL 7 0 0 0 4 -5 |
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 54 7 25 32 14 -5 |
Russia EHT 3 0 0 0 4 0 |
Russia WC 10 0 4 4 4 4 |
Russia (all) International 15 0 4 4 8 4 |
2012-13 Avangard Omsk KHL 33 2 12 14 8 13 |
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 38 3 6 9 17 2 |
2013-14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 66 2 13 15 20 9 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 0
Russia OG 5 0 1 1 0 0 |
Russia (all) International 5 0 1 1 0 |
2014-15 Edmonton Oilers NHL 42 4 6 10 12 -12 |
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL 11 0 1 1 8 -5 |
Bakersfield Condors AHL 30 1 13 14 0 -9 |
2016-17 Avangard Omsk KHL 47 3 3 6 16 3 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -2
2017-18 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 33 0 4 4 20 8 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 14 1
2018-19 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Russian Selects CHL Challenge 6 0 0 0 2 |
2004-05 Avangard Omsk ECC 3 0 1 1 0 2 |
2006-07 Avangard Omsk Continental Cup 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 52 4 24 28 0.54 12 -8 |
CHL Challenge 6 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 |
Continental Cup 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 1 |
ECC 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 2 |
EHT 6 0 0 0 0.00 6 0 |
International 23 0 5 5 0.22 10 4 |
KHL 209 13 39 52 0.25 86 28 | 19 1 5 6 0.32 24 -3
NHL 259 17 59 76 0.29 85 -15 | 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
OG 5 0 1 1 0.20 0 0 |
Russia 166 5 28 33 0.20 171 0 | 31 1 7 8 0.26 47 2
Russia3 120 11 25 36 0.30 74 0 |
WC 10 0 4 4 0.40 4 4 |
WJC-20 6 0 0 0 0.00 6 2 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/19/2018
03/19/2018 Extension Traktor Chelyabinsk Traktor Chelyabinsk
10/03/2017
10/03/2017 Confirmed Avangard Omsk Traktor Chelyabinsk
09/16/2016
09/16/2016 Confirmed Edmonton Oilers Avangard Omsk
06/25/2014
06/25/2014 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
06/25/2014 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets Edmonton Oilers
09/25/2012
09/25/2012 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets Avangard Omsk
06/28/2012
06/28/2012 Extension Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets
11/11/2011
11/11/2011 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Columbus Blue Jackets
06/09/2011
06/09/2011 Extension St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues
06/15/2010
06/15/2010 Confirmed Avangard Omsk St. Louis Blues
Player Biography and Trivia

Transaction History

- 2010-08-16 • KHL rights traded from Avangard Omsk to Ak Bars Kazan for Andrei Pervyshin