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Russia Nikita Zaitsev
a.k.a. "Nikita Zaytsev"
#22 Ottawa Senators / NHL - 21/22
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Dahlén 45 25 46 71
2. Jens Lööke 52 23 39 62
3. Henrik Björklund 52 26 30 56
4. Anton Svensson 51 23 33 56
5. Albin Lundin 51 19 37 56
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
29
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
194 lbs / 88 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Contract
23/24
Cap Hit
$4,500,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2

Zaitsev plays a smart two-way game. He is a fine passer and has a good shot from the point. Could improve his physical game and add some bulk.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 MHC Krylya Russia2 8 0 0 0 0 -4 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -1
MHK Krylia Sovetov Moskva-2 Russia4 23 6 12 18 24 |
Russia U18 WJC-18 7 1 4 5 14 7 |
2009-10 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 40 0 1 1 6 -10 |
Sibirskie Snaipery Novosibirsk MHL 4 0 1 1 2 2 |
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 4 1 |
2010-11 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 39 0 2 2 12 5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -4
Zauralie Kurgan VHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 4 0
Sibirskie Snaipery Novosibirsk MHL 4 1 2 3 0 1 |
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 0 -2 |
2011-12 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 53 1 3 4 28 4 |
Sibirskie Snaipery Novosibirsk MHL 4 4 0 4 0 3 | Relegation 1 0 0 0 10 0
2012-13 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 49 7 11 18 41 -7 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 8 -4
Russia WC 3 1 0 1 0 1 |
Russia (all) International 5 1 0 1 0 2 |
2013-14 CSKA Moskva KHL 33 4 8 12 18 1 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 27 0
Russia (all) International 11 0 0 0 2 |
2014-15 CSKA Moskva KHL 57 12 20 32 31 27 | Playoffs 16 1 7 8 2 6
Russia (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 |
2015-16 CSKA Moskva “A” KHL 46 8 18 26 20 21 | Playoffs 20 4 9 13 10 7
Russia WC 10 1 3 4 2 12 |
Russia (all) International 18 1 3 4 6 8 |
2016-17 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 82 4 32 36 38 -22 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -4
Russia WCup 4 0 2 2 2 3 |
Russia (all) International 7 0 2 2 2 2 |
2017-18 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 60 5 8 13 31 8 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 2 -3
Russia WC 8 0 8 8 0 8 |
Russia (all) International 8 0 8 8 0 |
2018-19 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 81 3 11 14 18 2 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 2 -3
Russia WC 10 2 2 4 0 6 |
Russia (all) International 12 2 2 4 2 8 |
2019-20 Ottawa Senators NHL 58 1 11 12 22 -8 |
2020-21 Ottawa Senators NHL 55 4 13 17 26 -13 |
2021-22 Ottawa Senators NHL - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 Russia EHT 2 0 0 0 0 1 |
2013-14 CSKA Moskva Spengler Cup 2 1 2 3 0 -2 |
Russia EHT 6 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2014-15 Russia EHT 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
2015-16 Russia EHT 8 0 0 0 4 -4 |
2018-19 Russia EHT 2 0 0 0 2 2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Thu 13/05 Ottawa Senators vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Mon 10/05 Ottawa Senators @ Calgary Flames
Sat 08/05 Ottawa Senators @ Winnipeg Jets
Wed 05/05 Ottawa Senators vs Montréal Canadiens
Mon 03/05 Ottawa Senators vs Winnipeg Jets
Sat 01/05 Ottawa Senators @ Montréal Canadiens
Wed 28/04 Ottawa Senators vs Vancouver Canucks
Mon 26/04 Ottawa Senators vs Vancouver Canucks
Sun 25/04 Ottawa Senators @ Vancouver Canucks
Fri 23/04 Ottawa Senators @ Vancouver Canucks
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EHT 5 21 0 0 0 0.00 8 -2 | 0
International 7 64 4 15 19 0.30 12 20 | 0
KHL 7 317 32 63 95 0.30 156 41 | 5 51 7 17 24 0.47 49 5
MHL 3 12 5 3 8 0.67 2 6 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 10 0
NHL 6 336 17 75 92 0.27 135 -33 | 3 18 0 2 2 0.11 4 -10
Russia2 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 0 -4 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1
Russia4 1 23 6 12 18 0.78 24 - | 0
Spengler Cup 1 2 1 2 3 1.50 0 -2 | 0
VHL 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 4 0
WC 4 31 4 13 17 0.55 2 27 | 0
WCup 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 2 3 | 0
WJC-18 1 7 1 4 5 0.71 14 7 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 0 0 0 0.00 4 -1 | 0
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17
Strength
16
Speed
15
Hitting
15

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/01/2019
07/01/2019 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs Ottawa Senators
05/02/2017
05/02/2017 Extension Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Maple Leafs
05/02/2016
05/02/2016 Confirmed CSKA Moskva Toronto Maple Leafs
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Drafted 2009, 1 #4 overall by Sibir Novosibirsk in the KHL Draft

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