Klim Kostin

Detroit Red Wings logo
Age 24 May 5, 1999
Penza Russia
Left Wing shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
212 lbs 96 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2026
Agent Paul Theofanous
Draft Year 2017
Drafted Overall 31
Draft Round 1
Draft Team St. Louis Blues logo

Transaction History
Jan 20, 2024 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Koston scored in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Jan 14, 2024 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Sunday.
Jan 10, 2024 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) will miss Thursday's game against the Edmonton Oilers, but he might be ready for Saturday versus LA or Sunday's contest in Toronto, per Ansar Khan of MLive.com.
Dec 19, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Dec 18, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) will not return to Monday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.
Dec 15, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) will be activated off injured reserve and return to action Saturday versus Philadelphia, Daniella Bruce of the Detroit Red Wings' official site reports.
Dec 14, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) has been labeled day-to-day by the team and won't be ready to play against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.
Dec 11, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin landed on injured reserve Monday with an undisclosed injury retroactive to Dec. 7.
Nov 11, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin contributed an assist in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Nov 8, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin tallied a goal, three hits and two shots in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
Oct 25, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) is expected to return to the lineup Thursday versus Winnipeg, per Max Bultman of The Athletic.
Oct 24, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) won't play Tuesday against the Seattle Kraken, according to Ansar Khan of MLive.com.
Oct 22, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) won't play Sunday against the Calgary Flames, Max Bultman of The Athletic reports.
Jul 1, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin signed a two-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.
Jun 30, 2023 Klim Kostin | Kostin didn't receive a qualifying offer from Detroit, so he's set to become an unrestricted free agent Saturday, per Max Bultman of The Athletic.
Jun 29, 2023 TRADE ANALYSIS
The Detroit Red Wings acquired Kailer Yamamoto and Klim Kostin from the Edmonton Oilers for future considerations
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Jun 29, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Kailer Yamamoto | Yamamoto and Klim Kostin were traded to the Detroit Red Wings from the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday in exchange for future considerations.
Jun 29, 2023 Detroit Red Wings | Klim Kostin | Kostin and Kailer Yamamoto were dealt to Detroit from Edmonton on Thursday in exchange for future considerations.
May 10, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin notched an assist and two hits in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4.
Apr 29, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored twice, added an assist, went plus-3 and logged two hits in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 6.
Apr 19, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal on two shots, added five hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2.
Apr 5, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal on two shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Mar 15, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin notched an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Mar 4, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin produced an assist in Friday's 6-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Mar 1, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin contributed a goal, an assist and six hits in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Feb 27, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin produced an assist, three hits and six PIM in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Feb 27, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (illness) is slated to return to the lineup against the Boston Bruins on Monday, per NHL.com.
Feb 25, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (illness) won't play Saturday versus Columbus, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Feb 23, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (illness) won't play Thursday versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, per the NHL media site.
Feb 22, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (illness) traveled with the Edmonton Oilers to Pittsburgh ahead of Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, per Mark Spector of Sportsnet.
Feb 21, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (illness) will be unavailable for Tuesday's matchup with Philadelphia.
Feb 19, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (illness) won't be in the lineup Sunday versus Colorado, Bob Stauffer of the Edmonton Oilers Radio Network reports.
Feb 17, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) was a late scratch for Friday's game against the New York Rangers, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Feb 15, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin managed an assist and two PIM in Wednesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 15, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) is expected to play Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings, according to Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic.
Feb 12, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (undisclosed) won't play Sunday against the Montreal Canadiens after getting hurt Saturday versus Ottawa, Mark Spector of Sportsnet reports.
Jan 14, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal, went plus-2 and added two hits in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Jan 13, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal and went plus-2 in Friday's 7-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Jan 11, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored twice on six shots, added two hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 2, 2023 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (lower body) will be available to play Tuesday versus Seattle.
Dec 31, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (lower body) was injured in the final moments of Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Dec 30, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a pair of goals on four shots, added six PIM and logged two hits in Friday's 7-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Dec 22, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin logged two assists, six hits, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars.
Dec 10, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin notched an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Dec 7, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin recorded a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 8-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Dec 2, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Dec 1, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin (immigration) is in the lineup Thursday versus the Minnesota Wild, Bob Stauffer of the Edmonton Oilers Radio Network reports.
Nov 30, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin isn't eligible to play Wednesday against the Chicago Blackhawks because of work visa issues, according to Jack Michaels of the Edmonton Oilers Radio Network.
Nov 9, 2022 Edmonton Oilers | Klim Kostin | Kostin was summoned by Edmonton on Wednesday.
Oct 9, 2022 TRADE ANALYSIS
The Edmonton Oilers acquired Klim Kostin from the St Louis Blue for Dmitri Samorukov
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Oct 7, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | St. Louis has put Kostin on waivers, reports Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic.
Jul 27, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin signed a one-year, one-way contract extension with the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday.
Mar 7, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin was assigned to AHL Springfield on Monday.
Feb 20, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal on his lone shot on net during Saturday's 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Feb 10, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored a goal, doled out four hits and blocked two shots in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Jan 24, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin logged an assist and two hits in Monday's 7-1 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Jan 13, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin served six hits in a 2-1 win over the Seattle Kraken on Thursday.
Jan 4, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin was reassigned to AHL Springfield on Tuesday, per CBSSports.com.
Dec 29, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) has been activated off injured reserve, per the NHL media site.
Dec 20, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) was recalled from his conditioning assignment from AHL Springfield on Monday.
Dec 17, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) will join AHL Springfield on a conditioning assignment, the team announced Friday.
Nov 28, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | The Blues placed Kostin (upper body) on long-term injured reserve Sunday, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Nov 27, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) won't return to the lineup Saturday versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Nov 26, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin is dealing with an upper-body injury and did not play Friday against the Chicago Blackhawks, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 4, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin recorded an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Thursday's 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 23, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin notched an assist and four hits in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Oct 18, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin scored two goals, doled out three hits and added two PIM in Monday's 7-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Oct 12, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin was recalled from the minors Tuesday.
Oct 11, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin was demoted to AHL Springfield on Monday.
Oct 4, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin (upper body) was back at practice Monday and appears to have avoided any long-term injuries, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Oct 2, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin won't return to Saturday's preseason game versus the Chicago Blackhawks due to an upper-body injury.
May 12, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin will be promoted to St. Louis' active roster and make his season debut Wednesday versus Minnesota, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
May 1, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin will return to St. Louis on Tuesday. The 21-year-old forward will join the St. Louis Blues' taxi squad after completing his mandatory quarantine, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Feb 10, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Kostin remains on loan from the St. Louis Blues with Omsk Avangard of the KHL, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Jan 1, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Klim Kostin | Coach Craig Berube said Thursday that Kostin won't join the team at training camp right away because of visa issues, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Nov 25, 2019 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Klim Kostin to San Antonio (AHL).
Nov 13, 2019 St. Louis Blues | Recalled C Klim Kostin from San Antonio (AHL).
Sep 29, 2019 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Klim Kostin to San Antonio (AHL).
Apr 22, 2019 St. Louis Blues | Recalled C Klim Kostin from San Antonio (AHL).
Dec 17, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Klim Kostin to Team Russia (WJC).
Oct 2, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Klim Kostin to San Antonio (AHL).
Sep 29, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Recalled C Klim Kostin from San Antonio (AHL).
Sep 24, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Klim Kostin to San Antonio (AHL).
Jul 5, 2017 St. Louis Blues | Signed C Klim Kostin to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Klim Kostin
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings logo 32 3 1 4 -1 38 273 47.10 48.20 0.10 47.40 0.66 0.88
Klim Kostin Stats by Elite Prospects Klim Kostin Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2013-2014 Team Moskva U15 Districts Cup U15 5 0 2 2 4
2014-2015 Russia U16 (all) International-Jr 4 4 0 4 10
2014-2015 Russia U17 (all) International-Jr 4 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Dynamo Moskva U16 Russia U16 33 35 31 66 46
2014-2015 Dynamo Moskva U16 Russia U16 Finals 5 4 2 6 6
2015-2016 Dynamo Moskva U17 Russia U17 10 10 5 15 18
2015-2016 MHK Dynamo Moskva MHL 30 8 13 21 74
2015-2016 Russia U17 WHC-17 6 2 3 5 16
2015-2016 Russia U18 WJC-18 5 0 4 4 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Russia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 4 3 7 29
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Dynamo Krasnogorsk VHL 9 1 0 1 4
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Dynamo Moskva KHL 8 0 0 0 27
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Russian Selects U20 Jr Super Series 5 1 1 2 8
Draft Yr 2016-2017 MHK Dynamo Moskva MHL 1 0 1 1 2
Draft Yr 2016-2017 Russia U18 |WJAC-19| WJAC-19 3 1 2 3 6
2017-2018 San Antonio Rampage AHL 67 6 22 28 72
2017-2018 Russia U20 WJC-20 5 5 3 8 2
2017-2018 Russia U20 (all) International-Jr 7 5 3 8 4
2018-2019 San Antonio Rampage AHL 66 10 14 24 102
2018-2019 Russia U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 10
2018-2019 Russia U20 (all) International-Jr 8 4 5 9 14
2019-2020 San Antonio Rampage AHL 48 13 17 30 59
2019-2020 St. Louis Blues NHL 4 1 0 1 0 34 100.00 50.60 -2.80 50.80 -1.80 1.76 1.76
2020-2021 Avangard Omsk KHL 43 7 11 18 50 Playoffs 24 5 4 9 0
2020-2021 St. Louis Blues NHL 2 0 1 1 0 28 33.30 31.00 -17.40 46.90 -3.60 2.18
2021-2022 St. Louis Blues NHL 40 4 5 9 23 357 44.80 46.90 -2.90 46.50 -3.10 0.67 1.51
2021-2022 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 17 3 3 6 15 Playoffs 18 4 4 8 0
2022-2023 Bakersfield Condors AHL 9 2 2 4 15
2022-2023 Edmonton Oilers NHL 57 11 10 21 66 563 60.90 48.10 -8.70 49.30 -4.50 1.17 2.03 Playoffs 12 3 2 5 0
2023-2024 Detroit Red Wings NHL 32 3 1 4 38 273 47.10 48.20 0.10 47.40 0.66 0.88
Klim Kostin Stats by Elite Prospects | Klim Kostin Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Detroit Red Wings logo
Signing Date July 1, 2023
Signing Status UFA no QO
Agent Paul Theofanous
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $2,200,000
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,000,000 2.40% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $2,000,000 $2,000,000
RFA
AAV $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,800,000 $2,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,800,000 $2,200,000
Minors Salary $1,800,000 $2,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date July 27, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Paul Theofanous
Standard Contract | 1 Years $750,000 0.91% of cap space
2022-2023
Cap Hit $750,000
UFA no QO
AAV $750,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $750,000
Minors Salary $750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date July 5, 2017
Agent J.P. Barry
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,590,002 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $863,334 $863,334 $863,334
RFA
AAV $1,137,500 $1,106,667 $1,075,834 $1,075,834 $1,075,834
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $212,500 $425,000
Base Salary $0 $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $92,500 $92,500 $925,000 $832,500 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year