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USA Vladimir Nikiforov

#71 Quad City Storm / SPHL - 18/19
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riley Woods 4 3 6 9
2. Pontus Näsén 4 2 6 8
3. David Bernhardt 4 3 4 7
4. Josh Dickinson 4 3 4 7
5. Henrik Larsson 3 1 5 6
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
Height
5'6" / 168 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
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Contract
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Agency

Nikiforov, 34, died on February 17, 2022.
Father: Alexei Nikiforov
Brother: Victor Nikiforov

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Long Island Royals 14U AAA AYHL 14U 15 23 11 34 6 - |
2002-03 Long Island Royals 16U AAA AYHL 16U 18 16 17 33 13 - |
2003-04 Suffolk PAL Juniors 18U AAA AYHL 18U 11 10 6 16 6 - |
2004-05 New York Bobcats AtJHL 42 42 53 95 69 - |
2005-06 Barrie Colts OHL 68 19 36 55 36 1 | Playoffs 14 3 14 17 6 3
2006-07 Barrie Colts OHL 60 19 32 51 30 6 | Playoffs 8 3 1 4 2 -4
2007-08 Barrie Colts OHL 36 21 32 53 17 -4 |
Sarnia Sting OHL 15 4 10 14 4 -6 | Playoffs 9 1 4 5 4 -6
2008-09 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 19 1 4 5 19 -2 |
Utah Grizzlies ECHL 45 10 23 33 10 1 | Playoffs 5 3 2 5 2 -
2009-10 Utah Grizzlies ECHL 61 19 32 51 22 -8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -
2010-11 Florida Everblades ECHL 3 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Bakersfield Condors ECHL 8 2 1 3 2 -7 |
Reading Royals ECHL 24 0 5 5 12 1 |
2011-12 Brooklyn Aviators FHL 10 9 11 20 6 1 |
Bloomington Blaze CHL 51 21 30 51 18 1 |
2012-13 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl-2 VHL 45 10 6 16 12 3 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 2 -3
2013-14 Quad City Mallards CHL 63 14 31 45 18 -1 | Playoffs 14 2 8 10 4 -3
2014-15 Blue Devils Weiden Germany3 10 6 11 17 2 - |
Orlik Opole Poland 13 7 8 15 8 - |
Coventry Blaze EIHL 6 1 1 2 0 - |
2015-16 Quad City Mallards ECHL 59 10 26 36 26 -8 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -6
2016-17 Alaska Aces ECHL 14 2 2 4 2 3 |
MAC Budapest MOL Liga 3 2 1 3 - 4 | Playoffs 15 5 10 15 - 6
2017-18 Tulsa Oilers ECHL 41 8 13 21 8 5 |
2018-19 Quad City Storm SPHL 19 4 3 7 4 -9 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Coventry Blaze EIHL Cup 1 0 2 2 0 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 19 1 4 5 0.26 19 -2 | 0
AtJHL 1 42 42 53 95 2.26 69 - | 0
AYHL 14U 1 15 23 11 34 2.27 6 - | 0
AYHL 16U 1 18 16 17 33 1.83 13 - | 0
AYHL 18U 1 11 10 6 16 1.45 6 - | 0
CHL 2 114 35 61 96 0.84 36 0 | 1 14 2 8 10 0.71 4 -3
ECHL 6 255 51 102 153 0.60 82 -15 | 3 11 3 3 6 0.55 4 -6
EIHL 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 0 - | 0
EIHL Cup 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 - | 0
MOL Liga (Erste Liga) 1 3 2 1 3 1.00 - 4 | 1 15 5 10 15 1.00 - 6
FHL (FPHL) 1 10 9 11 20 2.00 6 1 | 0
Germany3 1 10 6 11 17 1.70 2 - | 0
OHL 3 179 63 110 173 0.97 87 -3 | 3 31 7 19 26 0.84 12 -7
Poland 1 13 7 8 15 1.15 8 - | 0
SPHL 1 19 4 3 7 0.37 4 -9 | 0
VHL 1 45 10 6 16 0.36 12 3 | 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 2 -3
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Skill Rating

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Speed
12
Shooting Accuracy
12
Puckhandling
12
Passing
12

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Player Connections
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/06/2018
07/06/2018 Confirmed Tulsa Oilers Quad City Storm
02/16/2018
02/16/2018 Confirmed Tulsa Oilers Unknown
09/07/2017
09/07/2017 Confirmed MAC Budapest Tulsa Oilers
01/24/2017
01/24/2017 Confirmed Alaska Aces MAC Budapest
10/05/2016
10/05/2016 Confirmed Quad City Mallards Alaska Aces
06/30/2015
06/30/2015 Confirmed Coventry Blaze Quad City Mallards
01/29/2015
01/29/2015 Confirmed Orlik Opole Coventry Blaze
11/28/2014
11/28/2014 Confirmed Blue Devils Weiden Orlik Opole
07/20/2014
07/20/2014 Confirmed Quad City Mallards Blue Devils Weiden
09/17/2013
09/17/2013 Confirmed Lokomotiv Yaroslavl-2 Quad City Mallards
12/01/2010
12/01/2010 Confirmed Bakersfield Condors Reading Royals
10/27/2010
10/27/2010 Confirmed Florida Everblades Bakersfield Condors
08/25/2010
08/25/2010 Confirmed Utah Grizzlies Florida Everblades
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2005, 9 #175 overall by Barrie Colts in the OHL Priority Selection

Drafted 2004, 1 #11 overall by Indiana Ice in the USHL Futures Draft

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