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

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#77 Emil Garipov (G)   31 1991 Sredniye Verezi, RUS 6'2" 187 L 22/23
#20 Anton Kislitsyn (G) 33 1989 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'0" 176 L
#31 Yaroslav Ozolin (G) 22 2000 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'1" 181 L 23/24
#35 Alexander Sudnitsin (G)   35 1987 Krasnoyarsk, RUS 6'1" 185 L 22/23
#39 Andrei Tikhomirov (G) 27 1995 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 6'2" 216 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Yohann Auvitu (D) 33 1989 Ivry-sur-Seine, FRA 6'0" 196 L 22/23
#5 Maxim Berezin (D) 31 1991 Izhevsk, RUS 6'3" 225 L 22/23
#75 Maxim Goncharov (D) 33 1989 Moskva, RUS 6'3" 225 R 22/23
#22 Yevgeni Kashnikov (D) San Jose Sharks 19 2002 Kursk, RUS 6'4" 196 L 23/24
#32 Ilya Khokhlov (D) 28 1994 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 205 L 22/23
#96 Vladislav Leontyev (D) 22 2000 Saratov, RUS 6'4" 216 L
#6 Bulat Motygullin (D) 23 1999 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'0" 174 L 23/24
#42 Ruslan Petrishchev (D) 25 1997 Raduzhny, RUS 6'4" 198 L 22/23
#98 Gleb Semyonov (D) 24 1998 6'5" 205 L 22/23
#33 Mikhail Sidorov (D) 25 1997 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'0" 209 R 22/23
#55 Kirill Vorobyov (D)   “C” 27 1995 Demikhovo, RUS 6'2" 196 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#71 Andrei Belozyorov (LW) 26 1996 Chelyabinsk, RUS 5'11" 207 R 23/24
#99 Rafael Bikmullin (LW/C) 25 1997 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 5'10" 181 L 23/24
#36 Anthony Camara (LW/RW) 29 1993 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 196 L 22/23
#28 Andrei Chivilyov (C) 22 2000 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'1" 185 L 23/24
#44 Ilya Fedotov (LW) Arizona Coyotes 19 2003 Saratov, RUS 6'1" 172 R 23/24
#25 Ansel Galimov (RW) 31 1991 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'1" 185 L 22/23
#72 Sergei Kuptsov (RW) 28 1994 Yekaterinburg, RUS 6'2" 229 L 23/24
#51 Vyacheslav Leshchenko (RW) 27 1995 Noginsk, RUS 6'0" 192 L 22/23
#52 Yevgeni Mityakin (C)   “A” 24 1997 Krasnokamsk, RUS 6'4" 203 L 22/23
#81 Mikhail Nazarov (RW)   26 1996 Novosibirsk, RUS 6'1" 203 L 23/24
#11 Yegor Popov (RW/C) 25 1997 Tyumen, RUS 6'1" 181 R 22/23
#24 Pavel Poryadin (LW)   “A” 26 1996 Moskva, RUS 5'9" 179 L 22/23
#79 Alexander Protapovich (C/W) 26 1996 Novotroitsk, RUS 6'3" 209 R Try-out
#91 Bulat Shafigullin (LW/RW) Los Angeles Kings 22 1999 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'1" 183 L 22/23
#17 Danil Sherstobitov (C) 19 2003 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 5'11" 161 L 22/23
#9 Hunter Shinkaruk (C/LW) 28 1994 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'10" 181 L 22/23
Position: G: 5, D: 11, F: 16 | Av Age: 26.28 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 195 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 29 players
2 players
1 player
Experience Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk: 2 299 GP
NHL: 73 GP
WC: 65 GP
SHL: 61 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 8 GP
Liiga: 267 GP
KHL: 5 130 GP
Czechia: 92 GP
AHL: 693 GP
DEL: 51 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
11/24/2022
11/24/2022 Rumour Leaving Yohann Auvitu (D) Leaving for Unknown
11/16/2022
11/16/2022 Confirmed Joining Alexander Protapovich (F) Joining from Dizel Penza
11/07/2022
11/07/2022 Confirmed Joining Anton Kislitsyn (G) Joining from No team
11/03/2022
11/03/2022 Loan Joining Ilya Fedotov (F) Joining from Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
10/26/2022
10/26/2022 Confirmed Leaving Alexei Murygin (G) Leaving for Kunlun Red Star
10/25/2022
10/25/2022 Confirmed Leaving Artyom Zubarev (D) Leaving for Metallurg Novokuznetsk
10/25/2022 Confirmed Joining Pavel Grishin (D) Joining from Metallurg Novokuznetsk
10/25/2022 Confirmed Joining Demid Panichkin (F) Joining from Metallurg Novokuznetsk
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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 -
Russia 38 12 9 17 - - 65 85 33 0.87 14 Eighth Final Loss
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 33 9 - 18 5 1 83 108 29 0.88 10 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Marat Khairullin (F) 2022-2023 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 32 15 16 31 10
2. Vyacheslav Andryushchenko (F) 2022-2023 Neman Grodno Belarus 19 10 18 28 4
3. Ildar Shiksatdarov (F) 2022-2023 Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk VHL 25 11 15 26 16
4. Roman Kukumberg (F) 2022-2023 HK Gladiators Trnava Slovakia2 18 5 21 26 8
5. Alexander Belyayev (F) 2022-2023 Izhstal Izhevsk VHL 26 14 10 24 6
6. Matt White (F) 2022-2023 Eisbären Berlin DEL 21 6 17 23 4
7. Ignat Zemchenko (F) 2022-2023 CG Puigcerdà Spain 8 10 12 22 8
8. Alexander Timiryov (F) 2022-2023 HK Tambov VHL 24 6 16 22 4
9. Yaroslav Alshevsky (F) 2022-2023 Neftyanik Almetievsk VHL 25 6 16 22 18
10. Raul Yakupov (F) 2022-2023 Reaktor Nizhnekamsk MHL 24 14 7 21 18
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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. Andrei Ivanov (F) 286 72 59 131
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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) 404 31 84 274
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Rinat Kasyanov (F) 434 87 144 231
2. Igor Polygalov (F) 432 86 85 171
3. Maxim Pestushko (F) 406 96 99 195
4. Maxim Berezin (D) 404 31 53 84
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. Gilbert Brulé (F) 37 12 32 0.87
5. Vladimir Yakimov (F) 36 18 31 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
2022-2023 6'1" 195 lbs 26.28
2021-2022 6'1" 195 lbs 26.91
2020-2021 6'1" 193 lbs 26.34
2019-2020 6'1" 198 lbs 27.55
2018-2019 6'1" 199 lbs 25.79
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