Team Facts

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Maxim Alyapkin (G) 25 1993 Podolsk, RUS 6'1" 172 L
#39 Mikhail Biryukov (G) 33 1985 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'0" 198 L
#84 Ivan Lisutin (G) 31 1987 Tyumen, RUS 6'1" 225 L
#73 Ilya Proskuryakov (G) 31 1987 Surgut, RUS 5'11" 176 L
#90 Andrei Tikhomirov (G) 23 1995 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 6'2" 205 L
DEFENSEMEN
#45 Artyom Alyayev (D) 24 1995 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 5'8" 179 L
#8 Alexander Budkin (D) 32 1986 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'5" 212 R
#25 Vadim Khomitsky (D)   “A” 36 1982 Voskresensk, RUS 6'1" 198 L
#32 Ilya Kolganov (D) 22 1996 Tyumen, RUS 6'3" 198 L
#4 Kirill Koltsov (D) 36 1983 Chelyabinsk, RUS 5'10" 198 L
#22 Maxim Kondratyev (D) 36 1983 Togliatti, RUS 6'1" 207 L
#37 Nikolai Lukyanchikov (D) 29 1989 Sudzha, RUS 5'11" 198 L
#44 Alexander Makarov (D) 29 1989 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 209 L
#21 Maxim Osipov (D) 25 1993 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'1" 201 R
#7 Alexei Pepelyayev (D) 34 1984 Barnaul, RUS 6'0" 205 L
#77 Oleg Piganovich (D) 33 1985 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'6" 229 L
#18
Yuri Sergiyenko (D) 23 1995 Ust-Kamenogorsk, KAZ 6'1" 201 L
#63 Dmitri Shulenin (D) 23 1995 Moskva, RUS 6'4" 214 R
#3
Dan Spang (D) 35 1983 Winchester, MA, USA 6'0" 203 L
#57 Artyom Stupnikov (D) 21 1997 Zhukovsky, RUS 6'4" 194 R
#2 Stanislav Yegorshev (D) 31 1987 Cherepovets, RUS 6'1" 192 R
FORWARDS
#9 Carter Ashton (RW/LW) 27 1991 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'4" 209 L
#23 Vladislav Bogoslovsky (LW) 23 1995 Odintsovo, RUS 5'9" 163 L
#16 Kaspars Daugavins (W/C) 30 1988 Riga, LAT 6'0" 205 L
#33 Nikita Dvurechensky (RW/LW) 27 1991 Lipetsk, RUS 6'1" 205 L
#24 Alexander Frolov (LW) 36 1982 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 209 R
#10 Vladimir Galuzin (C)   “A” 30 1988 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 5'11" 172 L
#87 Artur Gizdatullin (C) 21 1997 Almetievsk, RUS 6'0" 181 L
#58 Daniil Ilyin (C) 23 1995 Penza, RUS 5'11" 185 L
#48 Carl Klingberg (RW) 28 1991 Göteborg, SWE 6'3" 216 R
#19 Roman Konkov (LW) 25 1993 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 5'10" 205 L
#46
Andrei Kostitsyn (LW/RW) 34 1985 Novopolotsk, BLR 6'0" 227 L
#74
Sergei Kostitsyn (RW/LW) 31 1987 Novopolotsk, BLR 6'0" 205 L
#95 Vyacheslav Kulyomin (LW/RW) 28 1990 Kudinovo, RUS 6'1" 205 L
#11 Yevgeni Mozer (W/C) 25 1993 Omsk, RUS 6'1" 201 R
#89 Alexei Potapov (C/W)   “C” 29 1989 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 6'1" 198 L
#61 Nikita Rogov (C) 22 1996 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 6'0" 181 L
#88 Igor Rudenkov (LW) 23 1995 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 5'11" 203 L
#17 Felix Schütz (C/LW) 31 1987 Erding, GER 5'11" 196 L
#55 Denis Shurakov (RW) 24 1995 Kirov, RUS 5'7" 154 L
#38 Mikhail Smolin (LW/RW) 21 1997 Nizhny Novgorod, RUS 5'11" 183 R
#15 Alexei Sopin (LW/RW) 31 1987 Zhukovsky, RUS 5'10" 194 L
#42 Dmitri Syomin (C) 35 1983 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 201 L
#53 Denis Tolpeko (LW/RW) 34 1985 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 198 L
#26 Linus Videll (W/C) 33 1985 Stockholm, SWE 6'4" 218 L
#52
Nikolai Zherdev (LW/RW) 34 1984 Kiev, UKR 6'1" 196 R
Position: G:3 D:14 F:20 | Av Age: 26.84 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 201 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Nagorny
  • Location Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
  • Capacity 5 600
  • Construction Year 1965
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/27/2018
12/27/2018 Confirmed Joining Ilya Nazarevich (D) Joining from Salavat Yulaev Ufa
12/27/2018 Confirmed Leaving Yuri Sergiyenko (D) Leaving for Salavat Yulaev Ufa
12/26/2018
12/26/2018 Confirmed Joining Barry Brust (G) Joining from Kunlun Red Star
12/26/2018 Confirmed Leaving Dmitri Markovin (F) Leaving for Severstal Cherepovets
10/17/2018
10/17/2018 Confirmed Leaving Ivan Lisutin (G) Leaving for Medvescak Zagreb
09/27/2018
09/27/2018 Confirmed Leaving Mikhail Grigoryev (D) Leaving for Spartak Moskva
09/27/2018 Confirmed Leaving Vyacheslav Kulyomin (F) Leaving for Dynamo Moskva
09/23/2018
09/23/2018 Confirmed Leaving Yevgeni Grachyov (F) Leaving for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1991-1992 Soviet 36 15 8 13 - - 105 99 38 6 Placement game loss
1992-1993 Russia 42 13 8 21 - - 96 115 34 8 First round loss
1993-1994 Russia 46 17 11 18 - - 116 125 45 15 First round loss
1994-1995 Russia 52 26 10 16 - - 137 111 62 4 First round loss
1995-1996 Russia 26 13 0 13 - - 72 61 26 9 -
Russia 26 17 4 5 - - 74 43 44 16 Eight final loss
1996-1997 Russia 24 6 4 14 - - 47 64 19 11 Saved in relegation
1997-1998 Russia 26 9 4 13 - - 48 57 22 11 Relegated
1998-1999 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
1999-2000 Russia 38 15 3 18 2 0 86 98 52 13 Eight final loss
2000-2001 Russia 34 12 6 13 2 1 75 78 47 11 -
Russia 10 2 1 5 1 0 25 36 9 6 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 Russia 51 7 6 31 1 6 85 169 35 18 Relegated
2002-2003 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2003-2004 Russia 60 12 5 38 3 2 95 171 49 16 Relegated
2004-2005 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2005-2006 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2006-2007 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2007-2008 Russia 57 13 - 34 6 4 125 166 55 20 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 KHL 56 24 - 24 4 4 162 162 84 11 Conference QF Loss
2009-2010 KHL 56 22 - 27 2 5 154 163 75 15 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 KHL 54 18 - 25 8 3 144 151 73 17 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 KHL 54 24 - 17 6 7 157 132 91 7 Conference SF loss
2012-2013 KHL 52 19 - 23 2 8 142 146 69 20 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 KHL 54 25 - 17 7 5 153 121 94 9 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 KHL 60 22 - 22 8 8 153 144 90 12 Conference QF loss
2015-2016 KHL 60 23 - 16 10 11 163 137 100 11 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 KHL 60 27 - 18 8 7 145 124 104 9 Conference QF loss
2017-2018 KHL 56 23 - 19 6 8 116 127 89 11 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 KHL 60 19 - 24 7 10 173 189 62 4 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1971-1972 Expolaris Cup 6 5 1 0 - - 35 14 11 1 -
SovSport Cup 4 2 2 0 - - 20 13 6 2 Did not make playoffs
1972-1973 Spengler Cup 4 3 0 1 - - 21 9 6 2 No playoffs held
SovSport Cup 4 3 0 1 - - 18 7 6 1 -
1973-1974 Expolaris Cup 5 5 0 0 - - 36 13 10 -
1974-1975 Expolaris Cup 4 3 0 1 - - 26 11 6 2 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Charles Linglet (F) 2018-2019 Cardiff Devils EIHL 46 17 39 56 12
2. Matt Ellison (F) 2018-2019 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 60 19 34 53 34
3. Linus Videll (F) 2018-2019 Dinamo Riga KHL 47 23 22 45 14
4. Albert Vishnyakov (F) 2018-2019 Beibarys Atyrau Kazakhstan 52 15 25 40 66
5. Alexander Syomin (F) 2018-2019 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 52 19 20 39 39
6. Justin Hodgman (F) 2018-2019 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL 32 12 27 39 47
7. Sergei Tverdokhlebov (F) 2018-2019 Ertis Pavlodar Kazakhstan 53 19 18 37 26
8. Gleb Klimenko (F) 2018-2019 GKS Tychy Poland 38 9 28 37 20
9. Artyom Chernov (F) 2018-2019 Toros Neftekamsk VHL 47 18 18 36 14
10. Jarkko Immonen (F) 2018-2019 JYP Liiga 50 13 23 36 38
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Skvortsov (F) 559 233 196 429
2. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 545 215 193 408
3. Vladimir Kovin (F) 536 171 142 313
4. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 522 168 114 282
5. Anatoli Vodopyanov (F) 616 146 117 263
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Skvortsov (F) 559 233 196 429
2. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 545 215 193 408
3. Alexei Mishin (F) 471 182 72 215
4. Vladimir Kovin (F) 536 171 142 313
5. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 522 168 114 282
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Skvortsov (F) 559 233 196 429
2. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 545 215 193 408
3. Maxim Potapov (F) 576 86 144 230
4. Vladimir Kovin (F) 536 171 142 313
5. Anatoli Vodopyanov (F) 616 146 117 263
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Vladimir Kovin (F) 536 171 313 570
2. Vadim Galikhmanov (D) 388 17 53 525
3. Anatoli Vodopyanov (F) 616 146 263 406
4. Mikhail Presnyakov (D) 608 49 135 398
5. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 522 168 282 394
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anatoli Vodopyanov (F) 616 146 117 263
2. Mikhail Presnyakov (D) 608 49 86 135
3. Oleg Namestnikov (D) 598 29 60 89
4. Yuri Fyodorov (D) 577 102 90 192
5. Maxim Potapov (F) 576 86 144 230
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Leonids Tambijevs (F) 41 30 57 1.390
2. Andrei Samokhvalov (F) 49 18 45 0.918
3. Alexander Syomin (F) 20 7 17 0.850
4. Charles Linglet (F) 53 20 45 0.849
5. Ryan Vesce (F) 69 29 58 0.841
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Leonids Tambijevs (F) 2002-2003 Russia2 41 30 27 57 1.39 28
2. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 1982-1983 Soviet 53 30 23 53 1.00 41
3. Pavel Brendl (F) 2008-2009 KHL 56 35 15 50 0.89 48
4. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 1979-1980 Soviet 44 30 20 50 1.14 27
5. Matt Ellison (F) 2010-2011 KHL 53 21 29 50 0.94 28
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Robert Sakharovsky (F) 1959-1960 Soviet - 36 - - - -
2. Pavel Brendl (F) 2008-2009 KHL 56 35 15 50 0.89 48
3. Leonids Tambijevs (F) 2002-2003 Russia2 41 30 27 57 1.39 28
4. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 1982-1983 Soviet 53 30 23 53 1.00 41
5. Mikhail Varnakov (F) 1979-1980 Soviet 44 30 20 50 1.14 27
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Aleksandrs Nizivijs (F) 2006-2007 Russia2 39 14 32 46 1.18 24
2. Peter Podhradský (D) 2008-2009 KHL 56 6 32 38 0.68 46
3. Sakari Salminen (F) 2013-2014 KHL 54 18 30 48 0.89 16
4. Konstantin Shafranov (F) 2004-2005 Russia2 50 17 30 47 0.94 24
5. Igor Melyakov (F) 2004-2005 Russia2 52 14 30 44 0.85 32
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Vladimir Galuzin (F) 2015-2016 KHL 42 10 18 28 0.67 95
2. Vadim Galikhmanov (D) 1994-1995 Russia 52 4 5 9 0.17 90
3. Maxim Ovchinnikov (F) 2002-2003 Russia2 46 12 20 32 0.70 89
4. Yegor Shastin (F) 2009-2010 KHL 46 11 10 21 0.46 88
5. Maxim Ovchinnikov (F) 2003-2004 Russia 57 6 10 16 0.28 88
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'0" 190 lbs 26.06
2017-2018 6'1" 197 lbs 26.84
2016-2017 6'1" 198 lbs 25.89
2015-2016 6'1" 201 lbs 26.84
2014-2015 6'1" 199 lbs 26.16
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team names:

- Torpedo Gorky (1946-1991)
- Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (1991-)