Nikita Zadorov Calgary Flames logo

Age 27 Apr 16, 1995
Moscow RUS
Defense shoots left
6'6" 198 cm
235 lbs 107 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2022
Agent Daniel Milstein
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 16
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres logo

Transaction History
May 28, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov played through cracked ribs during the playoffs, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
May 26, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov notched an assist, three blocked shots and two hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Oilers in Game 5.
May 11, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov notched an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Stars in Game 5.
May 7, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov posted an assist, six hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Stars in Game 3.
Apr 28, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov recorded a pair of assists in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Wild.
Apr 23, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Canucks.
Apr 19, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov notched an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Monday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Apr 16, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov logged two assists, three shots on goal, three hits, a plus-3 rating and two PIM in Saturday's 9-1 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 25, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov notched an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Friday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 5, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov recorded an assist, four shots on goal, four hits and two PIM in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Avalanche.
Feb 27, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov logged an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Wild.
Feb 20, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov recorded an assist and two hits in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Kraken.
Feb 15, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov logged an assist, four shots on goal, four hits, three blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Feb 12, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov notched an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Islanders.
Feb 10, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov recorded an assist, two blocked shots, a pair of shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Golden Knights.
Jan 26, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov posted an assist, four hits and a plus-3 rating in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Blue Jackets.
Jan 24, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, went plus-2, levied two hits and blocked a pair of shots in Monday's 7-1 win over the Blues.
Jan 4, 2022 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov notched an assist and three blocked shots in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Panthers.
Dec 30, 2021 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov posted an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Kraken.
Dec 27, 2021 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov cleared COVID-19 protocol and practiced Monday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Dec 13, 2021 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov was one of six Calgary players designated for the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Nov 14, 2021 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov scored a goal on four shots,, went plus-2 and added four PIM in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Senators.
Nov 4, 2021 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov scored a goal, dished an assist, doled out two hits and went plus-2 in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Stars.
Aug 20, 2021 Calgary Flames | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov signed a one-year, $3.75 million contract with the Flames on Friday, PuckPedia reports.
Jul 28, 2021 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Calgary Flames acquired Nikita Zadorov from the Chicago Blackhawks for 2022 third round pick
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Apr 22, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov produced an assist in a 5-4 overtime win over the Predators on Wednesday.
Feb 28, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov scored a goal on two shots, doled out six hits and went plus-2 in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Red Wings.
Jan 11, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov (undisclosed) was back on the ice for Monday's practice session, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Jan 6, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Nikita Zadorov | Zadorov (undisclosed) is considered unfit to participate in Wednesday's practice.
Oct 10, 2020 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Chicago Blackhawks acquired Nikita Zadorov and Anton Lindholm from the Colorado Avalanche for Brandon Saad and Dennis Gilbert
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Sep 15, 2017 Colorado Avalanche | re-signed D Nikita Zadorov to a two-year, $4.3 million contract.
Mar 27, 2016 Recalled Colorado Avalanche | recalled D Nikita Zadorov from San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 23, 2016 Assigned Colorado Avalanche | assigned D Nikita Zadorov to San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 13, 2016 Recalled Colorado Avalanche | recalled D Nikita Zadorov from San Antonio (AHL).
Nov 7, 2015 Assigned Colorado Avalanche | assigned D Nikita Zadorov to San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 28, 2015 Buffalo Sabres | announced D Nikita Zadorov has served his suspension.
Jan 26, 2015 Suspended Buffalo Sabres | suspended D Nikita Zadorov for an undisclosed number of games for failing to report to the team.
Nov 19, 2013 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned D Nikita Zadorov to London (OHL).
Sep 25, 2013 Buffalo Sabres | signed D Nikita Zadorov to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Nikita Zadorov
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Calgary Flames Calgary Flames logo 74 4 18 22 11 77 1,159 54.20 56.30 0.20 59.30 4.50 0.16 1.09
Nikita Zadorov Stats by Elite Prospects Nikita Zadorov 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
2009-2010 Team Moskva U15 Districts Cup U15 5 1 3 4 20
2011-2012 Krasnaya Armiya Moskva MHL 41 2 4 6 63 Playoffs 8 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Russia U17 WHC-17 5 0 3 3 8
2011-2012 Russia U18 WJC-18 6 2 0 2 4
2011-2012 Krasnaya Armiya Moskva JCWC 2 0 0 0 4 Playoffs 8 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 London Knights OHL 63 6 19 25 54 Playoffs 20 2 4 6 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 London Knights M-Cup 5 2 0 2 2 Playoffs 20 2 4 6 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Russia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 3 3 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Russian Selects U20 Jr Super Series 1 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 London Knights OHL 36 11 19 30 43 Playoffs 9 4 5 9 0
2013-2014 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 1 0 1 4 109 28.57 34.22 -2.36 36.64 -1.49 0.55 0.55
2013-2014 Russia U20 WJC-20 7 4 1 5 6
2013-2014 London Knights M-Cup 3 0 0 0 4 Playoffs 9 4 5 9 0
2013-2014 Russian Selects U20 Jr Super Series 1 0 3 3 0
2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres NHL 60 3 12 15 51 908 48.65 40.34 -1.37 37.89 1.73 0.00 0.59
2015-2016 Colorado Avalanche NHL 22 0 2 2 12 336 40.91 44.07 -3.48 45.67 3.26 0.00 0.36
2015-2016 San Antonio Rampage AHL 52 10 19 29 90
2016-2017 Colorado Avalanche NHL 56 0 10 10 73 889 34.38 43.45 0.46 45.75 0.56 0.00 0.47
2017-2018 Colorado Avalanche NHL 77 7 13 20 103 1,282 51.40 47.15 -0.01 48.47 0.25 0.23 0.80 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
2018-2019 Colorado Avalanche NHL 70 7 7 14 75 1,053 61.04 51.16 2.16 49.72 0.23 0.40 0.80 Playoffs 12 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Russia WC 9 0 1 1 14
2018-2019 Russia (all) International 9 0 1 1 14
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 64 4 9 13 65 982 50.00 48.60 -3.80 50.40 -1.60 0.24 0.67 Playoffs 15 3 2 5 0
2020-2021 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 55 1 7 8 36 933 50.00 44.90 0.10 44.50 -1.90 0.06 0.45
2020-2021 Russia WC 8 0 3 3 2
2021-2022 Calgary Flames NHL 74 4 18 22 77 1,159 54.20 56.30 0.20 59.30 4.50 0.16 1.09 Playoffs 12 0 3 3 0
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Contract History

Signing Team Calgary Flames logo
Signing Date August 20, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Daniel Milstein
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,750,000 4.60% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $3,750,000
UFA
AAV $3,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,750,000
Minors Salary $3,750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date October 10, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Daniel Milstein
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,200,000 3.93% of cap space
2020-2021
Cap Hit $3,200,000
RFA
AAV $3,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,200,000
Minors Salary $3,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 5, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Daniel Milstein
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,200,000 3.93% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $3,200,000
RFA
AAV $3,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,200,000
Minors Salary $3,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date September 15, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Daniel Milstein
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,300,000 2.87% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $2,150,000 $2,150,000
RFA
AAV $2,150,000 $2,150,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,100,000 $2,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,100,000 $2,200,000
Minors Salary $2,100,000 $2,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date September 25, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $5,325,000 1.44% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,775,000 $1,744,167 $1,744,167 $1,744,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year