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

2010-2011 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#37 Ivan Kasutin (G) 36 1986 Vologda, RUS 6'0" 203 L
#29 Scott Munroe (G) 40 1982 Moose Jaw, SK, CAN 6'2" 209 L
DEFENSEMEN
#44 Nikolai Belov (D) 35 1987 Moskva, RUS 6'4" 194 L
#5 Maxim Berezin (D) 31 1991 Izhevsk, RUS 6'3" 225 L
#39 Sergei Bernatsky (D) 40 1982 Voskresensk, RUS 6'0" 205 L
#26 Vladislav Bulyin (D)   “A” 50 1972 Penza, RUS 6'0" 220 L
#55 Daniel Fernholm (D) 38 1983 Stockholm, SWE 6'4" 229 L
#96 Maris Jass (D) 37 1985 Riga, LAT 6'2" 198 L
#13 Dmitri Kanifadin (D) 31 1991 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'3" 214 L
#98 Ion-Georgi Kostev (D) 32 1990 Salekhard, RUS 6'3" 185 L
#70 Nikolai Lukyanchikov (D) 33 1989 Sudzha, RUS 5'11" 198 L
#75 Renat Mamashev (D) 39 1983 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 192 L
#22 Peter Mikus (D) 37 1985 Trencin, SVK 5'10" 185 L
#77 Yevgeni Ryasensky (D) 35 1987 Tver, RUS 5'11" 212 L
#36 Yakov Rylov (D) 37 1985 Kirovo-Chepetsk, RUS 5'10" 196 L
#12 Kirill Safronov (D) 41 1981 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'3" 220 L
#7 Yakov Seleznyov (D) 33 1989 Yelabuga, RUS 6'3" 216 L
#9 Andrei Sergeyev (D) 31 1991 Simferopol, UKR 5'10" 198 R
#42 Nikita Shchitov (D) 39 1983 Ufa, RUS 6'0" 198 L
FORWARDS
#88 Yaroslav Alshevsky (LW) 31 1991 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'0" 181 L
#25 Denis Arkhipov (C) 43 1979 Kazan, RUS 6'4" 231 L
#91 Igor Bortnikov (LW/RW) 33 1989 Leninogorsk, RUS 6'0" 190 L
#86 Pavel Brendl (RW) 41 1981 Opocno, CZE 6'1" 205 R
#87 Alexander Bumagin (LW) 35 1987 Belgorod, RUS 6'0" 192 L
#80 Alexander Drozdetsky (RW) 41 1981 Moskva, RUS 6'1" 174 L
#16 Fyodor Fyodorov (LW/C) 41 1981 Apatity, RUS 6'4" 251 L
#27 Emil Galimov (LW/RW) San Jose Sharks 30 1992 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'2" 185 L
#11 Alexander Islamov (C) 36 1986 Orsk, RUS 6'3" 212 L
#78 Andrei Ivanov (LW/C)   “C” 41 1981 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'1" 185 L
#15 Pyotr Khokhryakov (C) 32 1990 Nizhnekamsk, RUS 6'1" 187 L
#72 Sergei Konkov (LW) 40 1982 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 192 R
#63 Anton Krysanov (C) 35 1987 Togliatti, RUS 6'3" 203 L
#95 Yevgeni Lapenkov (LW) 38 1984 Moskva, RUS 6'4" 220 L
#23 Dmitri Makarov (C) 38 1983 Ufa, RUS 6'1" 223 L
#81 Björn Melin (RW) 41 1981 Jönköping, SWE 6'2" 207 R
#30
Andrei Mikhnov (C/LW) 39 1983 Kyiv, UKR 6'7" 234 L
#53 Niklas Persson (C) 43 1979 Ösmo, SWE 6'2" 205 L
#33 Maxim Pestushko (RW)   “A” 37 1985 Naberezhnye Chelny, RUS 6'0" 192 L
#60 Libor Pivko (LW) 42 1980 Novy Jicin, CZE 6'4" 216 L
#71 Igor Polygalov (C) 36 1986 Perm, RUS 5'10" 187 L
#14 Alexei Simakov (RW) 43 1979 Yekaterinburg, RUS 5'6" 174 L
#19
Martin St. Pierre (C/LW) 39 1983 Ottawa, ON, CAN 5'9" 185 L
#48 Albert Vishnyakov (F) 38 1983 Almetievsk, RUS 6'2" 209 R
#28 Maxim Yakutsenya (RW) 41 1981 Serov, RUS 6'0" 194 L
#8 Vadim Yepanchintsev (C) 46 1976 Orsk, RUS 5'11" 203 L
Position: G: 2, D: 12, F: 24 | Av Age: 27.13 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 203 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 35 players
3 players
2 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk: 5 525 GP
NHL: 526 GP
WC: 159 GP
SHL: 1 640 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 91 GP
Liiga: 161 GP
KHL: 13 352 GP
Czechia: 609 GP
AHL: 1 852 GP
DEL: 183 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
11/27/2022
11/27/2022 Confirmed 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 36 9 - 20 6 1 89 118 31 0.86 11 -
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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 35 15 19 34 14
2. Vyacheslav Andryushchenko (F) 2022-2023 Neman Grodno Belarus 22 10 22 32 6
3. Roman Kukumberg (F) 2022-2023 HK Gladiators Trnava Slovakia2 20 6 24 30 8
4. Ildar Shiksatdarov (F) 2022-2023 Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk VHL 27 12 17 29 18
5. Raul Yakupov (F) 2022-2023 Reaktor Nizhnekamsk MHL 27 15 12 27 24
6. Alexander Timiryov (F) 2022-2023 HK Tambov VHL 28 9 18 27 6
7. Jacob Berglund (F) 2022-2023 Storhamar Norway 23 16 10 26 12
8. Alexander Belyayev (F) 2022-2023 Izhstal Izhevsk VHL 27 15 10 25 6
9. Matt White (F) 2022-2023 Eisbären Berlin DEL 24 7 18 25 4
10. Alexander Komaristy (F) 2022-2023 Dynamo St. Petersburg VHL 29 6 19 25 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) 407 32 85 274
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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 Berezin (D) 407 32 53 85
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. 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 26.06
2021-2022 6'1" 195 lbs 26.91
2020-2021 6'1" 193 lbs 26.37
2019-2020 6'1" 198 lbs 27.58
2018-2019 6'1" 199 lbs 25.79
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