Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#39 Mikhail Biryukov (G) 33 1985 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'0" 198 L
#31 Bogdan Donenko (G) 21 1997 Chekhov, RUS 6'0" 187 L
#33 Tomi Karhunen (G) 29 1989 Oulu, FIN 5'11" 174 L
#99 Alexander Samonov (G) 23 1995 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 161 L
#40 Igor Saprykin (G) 27 1992 Moskva, RUS 5'11" 179 L
#1 Anton Todykov (G) 26 1992 Moskva, RUS 6'4" 198 L
DEFENSEMEN
#34 Niclas Burström (D) 28 1991 Skellefteå, SWE 5'9" 163 L
#56 Sergei Gimayev (D) 35 1984 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 190 L
#52 Igor Golovkov (D) 28 1990 Moskva, RUS 6'4" 209 L
#26 Yevgeni Katichev (D) 32 1986 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'0" 207 L
#16 Gleb Kozhemyakin (D) 21 1998 5'9" 168 L
#76 Pavel Lukin (D) 28 1990 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'2" 207 L
#27 Vojtech Mozik (D) 26 1992 Praha, CZE 6'3" 201 R
#77 Mikhail Orlov (D) 26 1992 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 181 L
#81 Yuri Pautov (D) 23 1995 Yaroslavl, RUS 6'4" 216 L
#64 Stanislav Romanov (D) 31 1987 Saratov, RUS 6'0" 214 L
#5 Alexei Semyonov (D)   “C” 37 1981 Murmansk, RUS 6'6" 249 L
#59 Yegor Voronkov (D) 22 1997 Podolsk, RUS 6'0" 187 L
#3 Mikhail Yepishin (D) 21 1997 Stolbovaya, RUS 6'2" 190 R
FORWARDS
#61 Maxim Afinogenov (RW)   “A” 39 1979 Moskva, RUS 5'11" 198 L
#14 Alexander Denezhkin (RW/LW) 27 1991 Moskva, RUS 5'11" 187 R
#69 Nikita Dvurechensky (RW/LW) 27 1991 Lipetsk, RUS 6'1" 205 L
#41 Pavel Gorokhov (F) 20 1998 5'11" 168 R
#15 Roman Horák (C/LW) 27 1991 Ceske Budejovice, CZE 6'0" 170 L
#25 Alexei Kopeikin (LW)   “A” 35 1983 Angarsk, RUS 5'10" 183 R
#8 Alexander Kulagin (RW) 25 1994 Moskva, RUS 6'0" 179 L
#9 Anton Lazarev (RW/LW) 28 1990 Chelyabinsk, RUS 5'9" 181 L
#91 Alexei Makeyev (LW) 27 1991 Novouralsk, RUS 5'9" 181 L
#13 Jesse Mankinen (RW/LW) 27 1991 Lappeenranta, FIN 5'10" 181 R
#93 Danila Moiseyev (LW) 20 1998 6'3" 172 L
#63 Matias Myttynen (C/LW) 28 1990 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 203 L
#36 Alexander Nikulin (C) 33 1985 Perm, RUS 6'1" 205 L
#74 Alexander Pankov (LW/RW) 27 1991 Ufa, RUS 6'3" 207 L
#43 Ivan Petrakov (C) 24 1994 Kondopoga, RUS 6'0" 187 L
#71 Borna Rendulic (RW/LW) 26 1992 Zagreb, CRO 6'2" 201 R
#28 Jaakko Rissanen (C) 29 1989 Kuopio, FIN 6'0" 187 L
#57 Artyom Shvets-Rogovoy (C) 23 1995 Saratov, RUS 6'1" 172 L
#42 Dmitri Syomin (C) 35 1983 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 201 L
#88 Artyom Voroshilo (RW) 30 1988 Petrozavodsk, RUS 6'0" 194 L
#21 Nikita Vyglazov (LW) 33 1985 Olenegorsk, RUS 6'1" 209 R
#50 Ivan Yatsenko (C) 26 1992 Yekaterinburg, RUS 6'2" 194 L
Position: G:4 D:11 F:22 | Av Age: 26.86 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 193 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name Vityaz
  • Location Podolsk
  • Capacity 5 500
  • Construction Year 2000
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
12/26/2018
12/26/2018 Confirmed Joining Michal Repik (F) Joining from HC Slovan Bratislava
11/20/2018
11/20/2018 Confirmed Leaving Shane Prince (F) Leaving for Sibir Novosibirsk
09/19/2018
09/19/2018 Confirmed Leaving Dmitri Syomin (F) Leaving for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
09/09/2018
09/09/2018 Confirmed Leaving Alexei Semyonov (D) Leaving for Salavat Yulaev Ufa
09/06/2018
09/06/2018 Confirmed Leaving Alexander Pankov (F) Leaving for Lada Togliatti
08/23/2018
08/23/2018 Confirmed Joining Gennadi Stolyarov (F) Joining from Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
08/21/2018
08/21/2018 Confirmed Leaving Sergei Gimayev (D) Leaving for Dinamo Riga
07/11/2018
07/11/2018 Confirmed Leaving Matias Myttynen (F) Leaving for Dinamo Riga
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Vityaz Chekhov
1997-1998 Russia3 - - - - - - - - - - -
1998-1999 Russia3 - - - - - - - - - - -
1999-2000 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Vityaz Podolsk
2000-2001 Russia 34 6 3 23 1 1 56 98 24 17 -
Russia 10 3 2 3 1 1 21 24 14 5 Relegated
Vityaz Chekhov
2001-2002 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2002-2003 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2003-2004 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2004-2005 Russia2 - - - - - - - - - - -
2005-2006 Russia 51 11 - 32 1 1 89 149 42 17 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 Russia 54 17 - 26 1 6 127 147 63 15 Eight final loss
2007-2008 Russia 57 16 - 28 6 7 151 181 67 18 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 KHL 56 6 - 33 5 12 134 225 40 23 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 KHL 56 13 - 33 5 5 142 216 54 23 Did not make playoffs
2010-2011 KHL 54 13 - 32 4 5 119 178 52 21 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 KHL 54 10 - 36 6 2 108 193 44 23 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 KHL 52 11 - 26 7 8 119 151 55 22 Did not make playoffs
Vityaz Podolsk
2013-2014 KHL 54 12 - 26 6 10 110 147 58 24 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 KHL 60 20 - 28 6 6 152 186 78 20 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 KHL 60 17 - 32 8 3 129 166 70 24 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 KHL 60 26 - 22 7 5 162 158 97 11 Conference QF loss
2017-2018 KHL 56 17 - 27 4 8 131 160 67 21 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 KHL 61 23 - 25 5 8 133 164 63 4 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Artemi Panarin (F) 2018-2019 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 56 24 43 67 14
2. Pavel Vorobyev (F) 2018-2019 Gyergyói HK Erste Liga 47 22 26 48 0
3. Airat Ziazov (F) 2018-2019 Saryarka Karaganda VHL 51 13 33 46 26
4. Anton Tikhomirov (F) 2018-2019 HK Cheboksary Russia3 32 22 18 40 12
5. Gleb Klimenko (F) 2018-2019 GKS Tychy Poland 38 9 28 37 20
6. Artyom Ivanyuzhenkov (F) 2018-2019 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 40 21 15 36 100
7. Artyom Chernov (F) 2018-2019 Toros Neftekamsk VHL 47 18 18 36 14
8. Yevgeni Kolychev (F) 2018-2019 Mordovia Saransk Russia3 43 20 14 34 14
9. Dmitri Shitikov (F) 2018-2019 Arlan Kokshetau Kazakhstan 50 17 17 34 0
10. Teemu Eronen (D) 2018-2019 HIFK Liiga 47 8 26 34 20
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 256 98 132 230
2. Maxim Afinogenov (F) 268 80 84 164
3. Alexei Makeyev (F) 321 73 77 150
4. Oleg Voschenikin (F) 269 67 81 148
5. Vladislav Poperechny (F) 255 61 70 131
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 256 98 132 230
2. Maxim Afinogenov (F) 268 80 84 164
3. Alexei Makeyev (F) 321 73 77 150
4. Oleg Voschenikin (F) 269 67 81 148
5. Vladislav Poperechny (F) 255 61 70 131
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 256 98 132 230
2. Maxim Afinogenov (F) 268 80 84 164
3. Oleg Voschenikin (F) 269 67 81 148
4. Alexei Makeyev (F) 321 73 77 150
5. Vladislav Poperechny (F) 255 61 70 131
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Darcy Verot (F) 125 6 17 1221
2. Igor Golovkov (D) 420 7 39 558
3. Reid Simpson (F) 77 3 13 531
4. Denis Sergeyev (F) 347 38 74 528
5. Chris Simon (F) 113 37 80 457
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Igor Golovkov (D) 420 7 32 39
2. Denis Sergeyev (F) 347 38 36 74
3. Alexei Makeyev (F) 321 73 77 150
4. Alexei Kochegarov (F) 317 60 68 128
5. Alexei Sergiyevsky (F) 291 45 60 105
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Sergei Shilov (F) 22 26 41 1.864
2. Pavel Shindyapin (F) 22 17 41 1.864
3. Andrei Dolgov (F) 30 17 41 1.367
4. Alexei Zhamnov (F) 24 5 27 1.125
5. Kirill Tulupov (D) 1 0 1 1.000
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 2004-2005 Russia2 42 24 28 52 1.24 54
2. Vladislav Poperechny (F) 2003-2004 Russia2 57 24 27 51 0.89 34
3. Alexei Kopeikin (F) 2016-2017 KHL 60 21 30 51 0.85 16
4. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 2007-2008 Russia 50 16 35 51 1.02 52
5. Valeri Belov (F) 1999-2000 Russia2 44 26 24 50 1.14 44
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Valeri Belov (F) 1999-2000 Russia2 44 26 24 50 1.14 44
2. Sergei Shilov (F) 1997-1998 Russia4 22 26 15 41 1.86 18
3. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 2004-2005 Russia2 42 24 28 52 1.24 54
4. Vladislav Poperechny (F) 2003-2004 Russia2 57 24 27 51 0.89 34
5. Yaroslav Lyuzenkov (F) 2003-2004 Russia2 60 24 18 42 0.70 84
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 2007-2008 Russia 50 16 35 51 1.02 52
2. Valeri Belov (F) 2002-2003 Russia2 47 18 32 50 1.06 52
3. Alexei Kopeikin (F) 2016-2017 KHL 60 21 30 51 0.85 16
4. Jakub Jerabek (D) 2016-2017 KHL 59 5 29 34 0.58 56
5. Alexander Korolyuk (F) 2004-2005 Russia2 42 24 28 52 1.24 54
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Darcy Verot (F) 2007-2008 Russia 43 2 2 4 0.09 508
2. Darcy Verot (F) 2009-2010 KHL 34 1 4 5 0.15 374
3. Reid Simpson (F) 2005-2006 Russia 41 0 3 3 0.07 300
4. Kip Brennan (F) 2011-2012 KHL 14 1 0 1 0.07 240
5. Chris Simon (F) 2008-2009 KHL 40 8 19 27 0.68 236
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'1" 195 lbs 27.65
2017-2018 6'1" 193 lbs 26.86
2016-2017 6'0" 198 lbs 27.57
2015-2016 6'0" 194 lbs 26.26
2014-2015 6'1" 198 lbs 25.31
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Team names:

- Vityaz Podolsk (1996-2004)
- Vityaz Chekhov (2004-2013)
- Vityaz Podolsk (2013- )