Team Facts
Plays in Kontinental Hockey League Team colours Green + White + Red Town Kazan, RUS Founded 1956

2019-2020 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Artur Akhtyamov (G) Toronto Maple Leafs 21 2001 Kazan, RUS 6'1" 168 L
#82 Timur Bilyalov (G) 27 1995 Kazan, RUS 5'10" 174 L
#77 Emil Garipov (G) 31 1991 Sredniye Verezi, RUS 6'2" 187 L
#1 Amir Miftakhov (G) 22 2000 Kazan, RUS 6'0" 165 L
#36 Adam Reideborn (G) 31 1992 Stockholm, SWE 6'0" 179 L
DEFENSEMEN
#16 Roman Abrosimov (D) 28 1994 Kazan, RUS 6'5" 223 L
#84 Kirill Adamchuk (D) 28 1994 Tyumen, RUS 6'3" 201 L
#80 Nikolai Averin (D) 26 1996 Yaroslavl, RUS 5'11" 196 L
#85 Kamil Fazylzyanov (D) 25 1997 Kazan, RUS 6'1" 220 L
#18 Kristian Khenkel (D) 27 1995 Minsk, BLR 6'1" 198 L
#96 Nikita Lyamkin (D) 26 1996 Barnaul, RUS 6'5" 214 L
#64 Damir Musin (D) 28 1994 Kazan, RUS 5'11" 187 L
#92 Igor Ozhiganov (D) 30 1992 Krasnogorsk, RUS 6'2" 207 R
#3 Andrei Pedan (D) 29 1993 Kaunas, LTU 6'5" 234 L
#5 Roman Rukavishnikov (D) 30 1992 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 231 L
#41 Jesse Virtanen (D) 31 1991 Rauma, FIN 5'11" 185 L
#6 Mikael Wikstrand (D) 29 1993 Karlstad, SWE 6'2" 196 L
#33 Albert Yarullin (D) 29 1993 Kazan, RUS 6'0" 207 R
#44 Dmitri Yudin (D) 27 1995 Nizhny Tagil, RUS 6'0" 198 L
#2 Daniil Zhuravlyov (D) 22 2000 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 6'0" 163 L
FORWARDS
#51
Justin Azevedo (C)   “A” 34 1988 West Lorne, ON, CAN 5'7" 174 R
#75 Artur Brovkin (RW) 21 2001 Kazan, RUS 6'4" 172 L
#28 Patrice Cormier (C) 32 1990 Cap-Pelé, NB, CAN 6'2" 220 L
#86 Nikita Dynyak (LW) 25 1997 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'0" 183 R
#11 Mikhail Fisenko (C) 32 1990 Magnitogorsk, RUS 6'1" 207 L
#39 Matt Frattin (LW/RW) 35 1988 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 205 R
#95 Artyom Galimov (C) Anaheim Ducks 23 1999 Samara, RUS 5'11" 176 L
#72 Emil Galimov (LW/RW) San Jose Sharks 30 1992 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'2" 185 L
#22 Stanislav Galiyev (LW) 31 1992 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 196 R
#52 Vladimir Galuzin (C) 34 1988 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 5'11" 174 L
#12 Mikhail Glukhov (RW/C) 34 1988 Orsk, RUS 6'2" 203 L
#88 Vladislav Kara (RW/LW) Toronto Maple Leafs 24 1998 Salekhard, RUS 6'1" 196 L
#15 Vyacheslav Leshchenko (RW) 27 1995 Noginsk, RUS 6'0" 192 L
#90 Oleg Li (RW/LW) 31 1991 Volgograd, RUS 6'0" 196 L
#89 Artyom Lukoyanov (LW)   “A” 33 1989 Almetievsk, RUS 6'0" 203 L
#94 Maxim Marushev (C) Vegas Golden Knights 24 1999 Saratov, RUS 6'1" 170 R
#13 Artyom Mikheyev (C) 27 1995 Kazan, RUS 6'2" 174 L
#17 Vyacheslav Osnovin (C) 28 1994 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'0" 203 L
#27 Kirill Petrov (RW) 32 1990 Kazan, RUS 6'3" 234 L
#24 Ilya Safonov (C) Chicago Blackhawks 21 2001 Murmansk, RUS 6'4" 205 L
#70 Stepan Sannikov (LW/RW) 32 1990 Solikamsk, RUS 6'0" 205 L
#14 Viktor Tikhonov (LW/C) 34 1988 Riga, LAT 6'2" 192 R
#55
Vladimir Tkachyov (C) 29 1993 Dnipro, UKR 6'0" 207 L
#63 Artyom Valeyev (F) 25 1997 Samara, RUS 5'10" 176 L
#10 Dmitri Voronkov (C/W) Columbus Blue Jackets 22 2000 Angarsk, RUS 6'4" 190 L
#53 Danil Voyevodin (F) 25 1997 Salekhard, RUS 6'2" 183 L
#25 Danis Zaripov (RW)   “C” 41 1981 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'0" 196 L
Position: G: 4, D: 12, F: 24 | Av Age: 26 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 195 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 40 players
3 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Ak Bars Kazan: 6 777 GP
NHL: 387 GP
WC: 155 GP
OG: 26 GP
SHL: 626 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 221 GP
Liiga: 332 GP
KHL: 13 607 GP
AHL: 1 502 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Ak Bars Kazan U16 (Russia U16)
Ak Bars Kazan U17 (Russia U17)
Ak Bars Kazan U18 (Russia U18)
Bars Kazan (VHL)
Irbis Kazan (MHL)
Neftyanik Almetievsk (VHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Tatneft Arena Location Kazan Capacity 8 890 Construction Year 2005
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/09/2023
01/09/2023 Extension Daniil Zhuravlyov (D)
01/09/2023 Extension Nikita Lyamkin (D)
12/28/2022
12/28/2022 Extension Kristian Khenkel (D)
12/27/2022
12/27/2022 Extension Dmitri Katelevsky (F)
12/23/2022
12/23/2022 Confirmed Leaving Alexander Burmistrov (F) Leaving for Metallurg Magnitogorsk
12/20/2022
12/20/2022 Confirmed Joining Daniil Zhuravlyov (D) Joining from Colorado Eagles
11/22/2022
11/22/2022 Confirmed Leaving Maxim Chudinov (D) Leaving for Spartak Moskva
11/19/2022
11/19/2022 Confirmed Leaving Daniil Tarasov (F) Leaving for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 Russia 24 17 3 4 - - 77 40 37 1.54 1 -
Russia 38 25 5 8 - - 113 78 55 1.45 2 Eighth Final Loss
1997-1998 Russia 26 22 1 3 - - 96 40 45 1.73 1 -
Russia 20 14 2 4 - - 62 39 30 1.50 3 Semifinal loss
1998-1999 Russia 42 20 10 12 - - 105 75 50 1.19 7 Semifinal loss
1999-2000 Russia 38 25 3 8 1 1 144 82 81 2.13 2 Final loss
2000-2001 Russia 34 21 5 7 1 0 115 65 70 2.06 1 -
Russia 10 5 1 3 0 1 24 19 17 1.70 2 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Russia 51 30 7 11 1 2 151 88 101 1.98 2 Final loss
2002-2003 Russia 51 26 7 13 4 1 156 106 94 1.84 4 Quarterfinal loss
2003-2004 Russia 60 29 2 21 5 3 162 122 102 1.70 5 Bronze game loss
2004-2005 Russia 60 34 5 17 3 1 174 113 114 1.90 4 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Russia 51 25 - 8 5 4 150 109 98 1.92 2 Champion
2006-2007 Russia 54 35 - 8 3 1 214 111 119 2.20 1 Final loss
2007-2008 Russia 57 28 - 19 5 5 182 142 99 1.74 7 Semifinal loss
2008-2009 KHL 56 36 - 10 4 6 189 123 122 2.18 2 Champion
2009-2010 KHL 56 25 - 18 8 5 159 128 96 1.71 8 Champion
2010-2011 KHL 54 29 - 12 5 8 181 133 105 1.94 4 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 KHL 54 27 - 19 3 5 167 136 92 1.70 6 Conference SF loss
2012-2013 KHL 52 28 - 10 6 8 157 112 104 2.00 2 Conference Final loss
2013-2014 KHL 54 26 - 14 8 6 139 108 100 1.85 4 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 KHL 60 34 - 14 6 6 169 115 120 2.00 4 Final loss
2015-2016 KHL 60 25 - 20 6 9 143 127 96 1.60 12 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 KHL 60 29 - 18 9 4 155 127 109 1.82 7 Conference Final loss
2017-2018 KHL 56 30 - 18 2 6 158 126 100 1.79 4 Champion
2018-2019 KHL 62 34 - 18 4 6 165 139 82 1.32 8 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 KHL 62 38 - 13 6 5 178 121 93 1.50 2 Playoffs Interrupted
2020-2021 KHL 60 33 - 11 8 8 185 131 90 1.50 2 Conference Final loss
2021-2022 KHL 48 21 - 12 9 6 129 109 66 1.38 4 Conference QF loss
2022-2023 KHL 56 18 - 16 13 9 142 131 71 1.27 2 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1998-1999 Euro HL 6 3 - 2 1 0 22 16 11 1.83 1 Playoffs Qualifier loss
1999-2000 Continental Cup 3 3 0 0 - - 16 1 6 2.00 1 Promoted
Continental Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 12 10 2 0.67 3 -
2006-2007 ECC 2 2 - 0 0 0 9 4 6 3.00 1 Champion
2007-2008 Continental Cup 3 3 - 0 0 0 12 4 9 3.00 1 Champion
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Roman Kukumberg (F) 2022-2023 HK Gladiators Trnava Slovakia2 34 12 38 50 10
2. Artemi Panarin (F) 2022-2023 New York Rangers NHL 49 12 38 50 20
3. Stéphane Da Costa (F) 2022-2023 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 41 16 31 47 18
4. Nikolai Kovalenko (F) 2022-2023 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 49 19 27 46 26
5. Maxim Lazarev (F) 2022-2023 AKM Tula Region VHL 43 15 28 43 28
6. Trevor Murphy (D) 2022-2023 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 52 8 31 39 64
7. Yevgeni Skachkov (F) 2022-2023 SC Csíkszereda Romania 20 14 23 37 12
8. Yevgeni Skachkov (F) 2022-2023 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 34 14 22 36 16
9. Oscar Möller (F) 2022-2023 Skellefteå AIK SHL 34 20 14 34 8
10. Harri Pesonen (F) 2022-2023 SCL Tigers NL 41 18 16 34 26
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Sergei Stolbun (F) 848 589 321 867
2. Gennadi Maslov (F) 527 525 271 754
3. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 633 352 403 745
4. Danis Zaripov (F) 790 255 303 558
5. Alexei Morozov (F) 475 219 286 505
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Sergei Stolbun (F) 848 589 321 867
2. Gennadi Maslov (F) 527 525 271 754
3. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 633 352 403 745
4. Danis Zaripov (F) 790 255 303 558
5. Ildar Rahmatullin (F) 591 234 139 373
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 633 352 403 745
2. Sergei Stolbun (F) 848 589 321 867
3. Danis Zaripov (F) 790 255 303 558
4. Alexei Morozov (F) 475 219 286 505
5. Gennadi Maslov (F) 527 525 271 754
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Alexei Chupin (F) 489 153 300 712
2. Ilya Nikulin (D) 520 81 279 654
3. Alexei Puchkov (D) 691 68 132 592
4. Ildar Rahmatullin (F) 591 234 373 513
5. Grigori Panin (D) 252 10 58 498
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Sergei Stolbun (F) 848 589 321 867
2. Danis Zaripov (F) 790 255 303 558
3. Vladimir Bokarev (F) 776 215 138 343
4. Dmitri Balmin (D) 702 51 135 186
5. Alexei Puchkov (D) 691 68 64 132
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Brad Richards (F) 6 2 7 1.17
2. Stéphane Da Costa (F) 52 27 57 1.10
3. Alexei Morozov (F) 475 219 505 1.06
4. Petr Cajanek (F) 33 13 33 1.00
5. Nigel Dawes (F) 47 23 43 0.91
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 60 76 52 128 2.13 -
2. Sergei Stolbun (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 76 88 37 125 1.64 -
3. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 75 48 65 113 1.51 -
4. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1978-1979 Soviet2 58 63 36 99 1.71 26
5. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 1981-1982 Soviet2 76 48 44 92 1.21 43
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Sergei Stolbun (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 76 88 37 125 1.64 -
2. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 60 76 52 128 2.13 -
3. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1978-1979 Soviet2 58 63 36 99 1.71 26
4. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1979-1980 Soviet2 58 61 22 83 1.43 31
5. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1973-1974 Soviet3 - 57 32 89 - -
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 75 48 65 113 1.51 -
2. Gennadi Maslov (F) 1982-1983 Soviet2 60 76 52 128 2.13 -
3. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 1983-1984 Soviet2 58 37 51 88 1.52 -
4. Alexei Morozov (F) 2006-2007 Russia 53 34 49 83 1.57 36
5. Valeri Shalakhin (F) 1981-1982 Soviet2 76 48 44 92 1.21 43
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alexei Yemelin (D) 2007-2008 Russia 56 0 5 5 0.09 123
2. Grigori Panin (D) 2011-2012 KHL 50 1 11 12 0.24 120
3. Darius Kasparaitis (D) 2004-2005 Russia 29 1 3 4 0.14 118
4. Yevgeni Varlamov (D) 2000-2001 Russia 35 5 3 8 0.23 117
5. Alexander Stepanov (F) 2006-2007 Russia 50 13 11 24 0.48 112
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 191 lbs 27.83
2021-2022 6'1" 193 lbs 26.47
2020-2021 6'1" 195 lbs 26.54
2019-2020 6'1" 195 lbs 26.00
2018-2019 6'1" 203 lbs 27.62
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team names:

- Mashstroy Kazan (1956–1958)
- SK Uritskogo Kazan (1958–90)
- Itil Kazan (1990–1995)
- Ak Bars Kazan (1995-)