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Plays in Kontinental Hockey League Team colours Dark Blue + White + Red + Grey Town Nizhnekamsk, RUS Founded 1968

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#53 Filipp Dolganov (G) 25 1998 Izhevsk, RUS 5'11" 161 L 24/25
#90 Andrei Tikhomirov (G) 28 1995 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 6'2" 216 L 23/24
#20 Artyom Zagidulin (G) 28 1995 Magnitogorsk, RUS 6'2" 181 L 23/24
DEFENSEMEN
#47 Islam Gainullin (D) 20 2003 Kazan, RUS 6'1" 185 L 24/25
#22 Yevgeni Kashnikov (D) San Jose Sharks 21 2002 Kursk, RUS 6'4" 196 L 24/25
#7 Nikita Khlystov (D) 30 1993 Magnitogorsk, RUS 6'2" 196 L 23/24
#32 Ilya Khokhlov (D) 29 1994 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 205 L 24/25
#13 Lukas Klok (D) 28 1995 Ostrava, CZE 6'1" 198 L 24/25
#44 Ivan Kovalyov (D) 25 1998 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'2" 203 L 23/24
#55 Ilya Pastukhov (D) 23 2001 Novosibirsk, RUS 6'1" 203 L 23/24
#86 Ruslan Petrishchev (D) 26 1997 Raduzhny, RUS 6'4" 198 L 24/25
#24 Artyom Serikov (D) 23 2000 Dmitrov, RUS 6'1" 203 L 24/25
#33 Mikhail Sidorov (D) 26 1997 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'0" 209 R 24/25
FORWARDS
#71 Andrei Belozyorov (LW) 27 1996 Chelyabinsk, RUS 5'11" 207 R 25/26
#99 Rafael Bikmullin (LW/C) 26 1997 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 5'10" 181 L 23/24
#23 Vladimir Bryukvin (LW) 29 1995 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 203 R 23/24
#14 Nikita Buruyanov (F) 21 2002 Stary Oskol, RUS 5'10" 172 L
#50 Jean-Sébastien Dea (C) 30 1994 Laval, QC, CAN 5'11" 174 R 23/24
#18 Alexander Dergachyov (C)   “C” Los Angeles Kings 27 1996 Langepas, RUS 6'5" 225 L 25/26
#61 Nikita Khoruzhev (C) 20 2003 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'0" 179 L 23/24
#75 Yegor Korbit (F) 23 2000 Penza, RUS 6'2" 185 L 24/25
#52 Yevgeni Mityakin (C) 26 1997 Krasnokamsk, RUS 6'4" 203 L 25/26
#74 Grigori Seleznyov (F) 22 2002 Tambov, RUS 6'0" 148 L 25/26
#17 Nikita Setdikov (RW) 28 1995 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 207 L 23/24
#91 Bulat Shafigullin (LW/RW) Los Angeles Kings 24 1999 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'1" 183 L 25/26
#11 Danil Sherstobitov (C) 20 2003 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 5'11" 161 L 24/25
#42 Daniil Skorikov (F) 24 1999 Saratov, RUS 6'4" 194 R 24/25
#93 Dmitri Sokolov (RW/LW) 25 1998 Omsk, RUS 6'0" 212 L 23/24
#79 German Tochilkin (F) 20 2003 Orsk, RUS 6'3" 179 L 24/25
#8 Kirill Urakov (W/C) 26 1997 Izhevsk, RUS 6'1" 198 L 24/25
#65 Nail Yakupov (RW/LW)   30 1993 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 5'11" 196 L 23/24
#34 Raul Yakupov (C) 19 2004 Naberezhnye Chelny, RUS 6'1" 183 L 23/24
#97 Dmitri Zhukenov (C) Vancouver Canucks 26 1997 Omsk, RUS 5'11" 174 R 24/25
Position: G: 3, D: 10, F: 20 | Av Age: 25 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 191 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 31 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk: 2 310 GP
NHL: 388 GP
WC: 7 GP
OG: 4 GP
SHL: 11 GP
Liiga: 174 GP
KHL: 5 112 GP
Czechia: 162 GP
AHL: 716 GP
NL: 18 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Izhstal Izhevsk (VHL)
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk U16 (Russia U16)
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk U17 (Russia U17)
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk U18 (Russia U18)
Reaktor Nizhnekamsk (MHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Neftekhim Arena Location Nizhnekamsk Capacity 5 500 Construction Year 2005
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/25/2024
01/25/2024 Confirmed Leaving Emil Garipov (G) Leaving for Unknown
12/27/2023
12/27/2023 Confirmed Joining Artyom Zagidulin (G) Joining from Metallurg Magnitogorsk
12/27/2023 Extension Bulat Shafigullin (F)
12/27/2023 Loan Leaving Yaroslav Ozolin (G) Leaving for Dynamo Moskva
12/27/2023 Extension Alexander Dergachyov (F)
12/27/2023 Loan Joining Nikita Buruyanov (F) Joining from Dynamo Moskva
12/26/2023
12/26/2023 Confirmed Joining Yegor Korbit (F) Joining from HK Rostov
12/15/2023
12/15/2023 Confirmed Joining Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) Joining from Metallurg Magnitogorsk
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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 10 4 10 - - 47 49 24 1.00 8 -
1997-1998 Russia 26 10 4 12 - - 64 61 24 0.92 7 -
Russia 20 9 1 10 - - 62 60 19 0.95 9 Eighth Final Loss
1998-1999 Russia 42 13 11 18 - - 109 122 37 0.88 13 Eighth Final Loss
1999-2000 Russia 38 12 7 14 2 3 114 118 50 1.32 14 Eighth Final Loss
2000-2001 Russia 34 15 7 8 2 2 82 72 58 1.71 6 -
Russia 10 5 2 3 0 0 21 17 17 1.70 3 Quarterfinal loss
2001-2002 Russia 51 17 2 28 0 4 112 131 57 1.12 13 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 Russia 51 17 6 25 3 0 108 136 63 1.24 12 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 Russia 60 27 5 23 2 3 140 133 93 1.55 8 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 Russia 60 26 7 23 2 2 141 130 91 1.52 8 Quarterfinal loss
2005-2006 Russia 51 18 - 20 1 2 117 116 68 1.33 11 Eighth Final Loss
2006-2007 Russia 54 19 - 24 2 1 126 130 70 1.30 12 Eighth Final Loss
2007-2008 Russia 57 16 - 25 8 8 125 144 72 1.26 15 Eighth Final Loss
2008-2009 KHL 56 22 - 24 3 7 146 140 79 1.41 14 Conference QF Loss
2009-2010 KHL 56 27 - 21 4 4 176 166 93 1.66 9 Conference SF Loss
2010-2011 KHL 54 22 - 26 3 3 159 162 75 1.39 15 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 KHL 54 20 - 25 5 4 142 165 74 1.37 17 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 KHL 52 17 - 19 10 6 144 150 77 1.48 14 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 KHL 54 15 - 31 4 4 127 152 57 1.06 25 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 KHL 60 17 - 29 8 6 165 199 73 1.22 22 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 KHL 60 20 - 21 7 12 130 135 86 1.43 16 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 KHL 60 20 - 28 8 4 143 155 80 1.33 20 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 KHL 56 27 - 19 3 7 135 135 94 1.68 9 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 KHL 62 15 - 33 8 6 130 164 52 0.84 19 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 KHL 62 21 - 26 7 8 162 158 64 1.03 16 Conference QF loss
2020-2021 KHL 60 13 - 39 6 2 133 214 40 0.67 20 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 KHL 49 16 - 19 6 8 121 140 52 1.06 15 Conference QF loss
2022-2023 KHL 68 25 - 29 8 6 173 193 72 1.06 8 Conference QF loss
2023-2024 KHL 68 20 - 26 7 15 158 201 69 1.01 9 Did not make playoffs
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Samuel Bucek (F) 2023-2024 HK Nitra Slovakia 43 26 31 57 16
2. Pavel Poryadin (F) 2023-2024 Spartak Moskva KHL 64 25 30 55 50
3. Damir Sharipzyanov (D) 2023-2024 Avangard Omsk KHL 65 9 44 53 24
4. Eduard Gimatov (F) 2023-2024 HK Tambov VHL 56 17 33 50 45
5. Richard Gynge (F) 2023-2024 AIK HockeyAllsvenskan 45 19 28 47 34
6. Andrej Nestrasil (F) 2023-2024 HC Oceláři Třinec Czechia 47 16 31 47 46
7. Ziga Jeglic (F) 2023-2024 Fischtown Pinguins DEL 48 13 33 46 16
8. Sergei Tverdokhlebov (F) 2023-2024 HK Almaty Kazakhstan 50 33 12 45 38
9. Marat Khairullin (F) 2023-2024 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 52 18 25 43 16
10. Yevgeni Grigorenko (F) 2023-2024 Saryarka Karaganda Kazakhstan 46 16 27 43 12
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rinat Kasyanov (F) 434 87 144 231
2. Maxim Pestushko (F) 406 96 99 195
3. Dan Sexton (F) 241 60 134 194
4. Vasili Smirnov (F) 383 92 83 175
5. Igor Polygalov (F) 432 86 85 171
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Maxim Pestushko (F) 406 96 99 195
2. Vasili Smirnov (F) 383 92 83 175
3. Rinat Kasyanov (F) 434 87 144 231
4. Igor Polygalov (F) 432 86 85 171
5. Pavel Poryadin (F) 355 76 80 156
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rinat Kasyanov (F) 434 87 144 231
2. Dan Sexton (F) 241 60 134 194
3. Yegor Milovzorov (F) 247 65 102 167
4. Maxim Pestushko (F) 406 96 99 195
5. Igor Polygalov (F) 432 86 85 171
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Sergei Bernatsky (D) 186 7 42 377
2. Maxim Pestushko (F) 406 96 195 291
3. Albert Minnekayev (D) 279 41 72 282
4. Dmitri Makarov (F) 212 44 111 278
5. Maxim Berezin (D) 435 33 89 276
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Maxim Berezin (D) 435 33 56 89
2. Rinat Kasyanov (F) 434 87 144 231
3. Igor Polygalov (F) 432 86 85 171
4. Maxim Pestushko (F) 406 96 99 195
5. Vasili Smirnov (F) 383 92 83 175
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Andrei S. Makarov (F) 8 7 8 1.00
2. Oleg Savchuk (F) 4 3 4 1.00
3. Yuri Kovylyayev (F) 1 1 1 1.00
4. Gleb Shaborshin (D) 1 0 1 1.00
5. Gilbert Brulé (F) 37 12 32 0.86
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dan Sexton (F) 2016-2017 KHL 51 13 37 50 0.98 16
2. Andrei Pisarev (F) 1994-1995 Russia2 57 30 19 49 0.86 26
3. Anvar Valiakhmetov (F) 1994-1995 Russia2 61 32 15 47 0.77 12
4. Dan Sexton (F) 2014-2015 KHL 49 19 28 47 0.96 12
5. Dan Sexton (F) 2017-2018 KHL 52 12 35 47 0.90 43
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Anvar Valiakhmetov (F) 1994-1995 Russia2 61 32 15 47 0.77 12
2. Andrei Pisarev (F) 1994-1995 Russia2 57 30 19 49 0.86 26
3. Igor Sinitsyn (F) 1994-1995 Russia2 61 27 6 33 0.54 8
4. Eduard Belozyortsev (F) 1994-1995 Russia2 60 25 4 29 0.48 4
5. Richard Gynge (F) 2016-2017 KHL 57 24 16 40 0.70 24
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dan Sexton (F) 2016-2017 KHL 51 13 37 50 0.98 16
2. Dan Sexton (F) 2017-2018 KHL 52 12 35 47 0.90 43
3. Renat Mamashev (D) 2012-2013 KHL 52 10 32 42 0.81 72
4. Dan Sexton (F) 2014-2015 KHL 49 19 28 47 0.96 12
5. Yegor Milovzorov (F) 2014-2015 KHL 60 14 27 41 0.68 12
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dmitri Makarov (F) 2007-2008 Russia 56 15 20 35 0.63 159
2. Sergei Bernatsky (D) 2007-2008 Russia 40 1 2 3 0.08 127
3. Alexander Yudin (D) 2000-2001 Russia 39 1 5 6 0.15 125
4. Sergei Bernatsky (D) 2008-2009 KHL 43 1 9 10 0.23 112
5. Yevgeni Nurislamov (D) 2007-2008 Russia 57 5 8 13 0.23 111
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'1" 191 lbs 25.00
2022-2023 6'1" 195 lbs 26.37
2021-2022 6'1" 195 lbs 26.19
2020-2021 6'1" 194 lbs 25.58
2019-2020 6'1" 198 lbs 26.85
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