Valeri Nichushkin

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Age 27 Mar 4, 1995
Chelyabinsk RUS
Right Wing shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
210 lbs 95 kg
ELC Signing Age 23
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2022
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond

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Transaction History
Jan 28, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) won't play Saturday versus St. Louis, Ryan Boulding of NHL.com reports.
Jan 27, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) is questionable for Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues, per Ryan Boulding of NHL.com.
Jan 26, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury and won't play Thursday versus Anaheim, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 20, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a power-play goal in Friday's 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 17, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had a power-play assist, four shots on goal, one hit and one blocked shot over 18:54 of ice time in Monday's 6-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Jan 16, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) is expected to return Monday versus Detroit, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Jan 15, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) "could be an option" for Monday's tilt with Detroit, Ryan Boulding of NHL.com reports.
Jan 12, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) was on the ice Wednesday but not in skates, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jan 10, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin's (ankle) timetable for return remains uncertain, per Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette.
Jan 5, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) didn't join the Avs for their two-game road trip, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports Thursday.
Jan 4, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) skated prior to Tuesday's practice and briefly joined the team for the main practice session, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jan 3, 2023 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) will skate for the first time Tuesday, Avalanche freelance writer Adrian Dater reports.
Dec 28, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin reinjured his surgically repaired ankle, and there is no timetable for his return, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette on Wednesday.
Dec 27, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the Arizona Coyotes, Marc Moser of Altitude Sports 950 reports.
Dec 23, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) will not return to Friday's tilt with Nashville, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Dec 18, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had an assist, five shots on goal, and two blocked shots over 20:25 of ice time in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Nashville Predators.
Dec 15, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin registered two assists and three shots on goal in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.
Dec 9, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) logged 22:02 of ice time in Friday's 2-1 shootout loss to the New York Rangers.
Dec 9, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) is expected to play Friday against the New York Rangers.
Dec 7, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) is getting close to his return, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told Peter Baugh of The Athletic on Wednesday.
Dec 3, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) skated Saturday for the second time this week, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Nov 29, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) skated Tuesday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Nov 24, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (ankle) is no longer on crutches, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Nov 8, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin recently underwent ankle surgery, coach Jared Bednar told Peter Baugh of The Athletic on Tuesday.
Nov 5, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) won't play Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Nov 4, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) won't play Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Nov 4, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) will be a game-time decision Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Shawn Roarke of NHL.com reports.
Nov 3, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) may be available against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Oct 29, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) won't be available to play Saturday against the New York Islanders, Bennett Durando of The Denver Post reports.
Oct 28, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (lower body) won't play Friday against the New Jersey Devils, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Oct 25, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal during the 3-2 shootout victory over the host Rangers.
Oct 22, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on six shots and added two hits in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Oct 21, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin registered two assists, one while shorthanded, and added two hits in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 19, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin on Wednesday collected a goal and an assist, but the Colorado Avalanche dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Winnipeg Jets.
Oct 17, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a shorthanded, empty-net goal on three shots and added a pair of assists, including one on the power play, in Monday's 6-3 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Oct 13, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a power-play goal on three shots and went minus-2 in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Oct 12, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored two power-play goals on five shots in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jul 11, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin signed an eight-year, $6.125 million AAV extension with Colorado on Monday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
Jun 25, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (undisclosed) will play in Sunday's Game 6 versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jesse Montano of DNVR Sports reports.
Jun 24, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on five shots and added an assist in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5, but the winger was seen going for X-rays after the contest, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jun 18, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored twice on five shots, added four PIM and doled out two hits in Saturday's 7-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2.
Jun 15, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on six shots and added an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1.
Jun 4, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored two goals on five shots and added two hits in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 3.
May 23, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin notched two assists, a plus-3 rating, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 4.
May 21, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin posted an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3.
May 17, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on four shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1.
May 9, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on six shots and added three hits in Monday's 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 4.
May 3, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin provided an assist, six hits, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 7-2 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 1.
Apr 29, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (rest) is unavailable Friday against the Minnesota Wild, per the NHL's media site.
Apr 26, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Apr 22, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored twice on five shots in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Apr 20, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin registered an assist and four shots on goal in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Apr 18, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on four shots in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Apr 17, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin dished out two assists in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Apr 14, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin posted an assist and four hits in Thursday's 3-1 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 13, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored two goals on three shots in Wednesday's 9-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Apr 9, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin notched an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Apr 6, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (illness) will return to the lineup Friday versus the Winnipeg Jets, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Apr 5, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (illness) is not on the ice for warmups, indicating he'll miss Tuesday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Apr 5, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (illness) could play Tuesday versus Pittsburgh despite missing morning practice, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Apr 3, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had four shots on net over 17:10 of ice time in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Mar 31, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin notched an assist, four shots on goal, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Mar 29, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored twice on four shots, logged three hits and added two PIM in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames.
Mar 23, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin logged a power-play assist, three hits and a minus-2 rating in Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Mar 21, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin notched a power-play assist, four shots on goal and three hits in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Mar 18, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored twice on four shots in Friday's 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Mar 15, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal and added an assist, both on the power play, in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Mar 14, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had four shots on net and one hit over 20:10 of ice time in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames.
Mar 5, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin produced two assists, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames.
Mar 5, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) will return to the lineup Saturday versus the Calgary Flames, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 3, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) won't play Thursday against the Arizona Coyotes, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) is not expected to play Tuesday versus the New York Islanders, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Feb 25, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin posted two assists, three shots on goal and two hits in Friday's 6-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Feb 23, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 20, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had an assist, two shots on net and one hit in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Feb 13, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin logged an assist, three shots on goal, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Dallas Stars.
Feb 10, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on a team-high seven shots, doled out two hits and went plus-2 in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Feb 9, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin is expected to fill in for the injured Nathan MacKinnon (nose) in Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jan 30, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist, logged three hits and added two PIM in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Jan 26, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin notched two assists, five shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins.
Jan 23, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a power-play goal and assisted on an overtime goal in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. He added two shots on net, two hits and four blocked shots over 17:00 of ice time.
Jan 22, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin has cleared the COVID-19 protocols and will play Saturday versus the Montreal Canadiens, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Jan 17, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin was designated for the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Jan 12, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had an assist, one shot on net and two hits over 22:08 of ice time in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Nashville.
Jan 11, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had two shots on net and recorded three hits over 19:12 of ice time in Monday's 4-3 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 10, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) was cleared to play Monday against the Seattle Kraken, per Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Jan 7, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) is getting close to returning to action, but he won't play Saturday versus Toronto, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 6, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) will not play Thursday versus the Winnipeg Jets, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus the Chicago Blackhawks, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Jan 2, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) could miss additional games beyond Sunday's clash with the Anaheim Ducks, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Jan 1, 2022 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin won't play Sunday against the Anaheim Ducks due to an upper-body injury, NHL.com's Rick Sadowski reports.
Dec 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin missed Friday's practice with an upper-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Dec 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on four shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Dec 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored twice on three shots, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the New York Rangers.
Dec 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin logged an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the New York Rangers.
Dec 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on four shots, adding three hits and one blocked shot in Monday's 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Dec 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had an assist and two hits in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dec 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (illness) will be in the lineup versus Toronto on Wednesday, Aarif Deen of Mile High Sports reports.
Nov 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin is under the weather but tested negative for COVID-19, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Nov 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots and levied four hits in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
Nov 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots in a 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday.
Nov 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, went plus-4 and added two PIM in Monday's 7-5 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Nov 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a shorthanded goal on three shots in Friday's 7-3 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin produced an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 6-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 11, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) scored a goal on two shots in 17:17 of ice time during Thursday's 7-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 11, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) is expected to be activated off injured reserve and skate at left wing on the second line for Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Nov 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) may be an option to play in Thursday's matchup with the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) is set to miss the Avs' next two games against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday and Saturday, Vic Lombardi of Altitude Sports reports.
Oct 25, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) remains week-to-week despite getting on the ice Monday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Oct 15, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Oct 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin posted an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
May 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin recorded an assist, four shots on goal, two hits and 10 PIM in Sunday's 7-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1.
May 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored an empty-net goal on the power play in Sunday's 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 4. He finished with two shots and two hits.
May 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin posted an assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 5-1 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3.
May 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin managed an assist and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
May 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the San Jose Sharks.
Apr 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Friday's 2-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Apr 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) will play in Saturday's game versus the St. Louis Blues, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Apr 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (upper body) won't play Friday versus the St. Louis Blues, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Apr 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin picked up an assist along with five shots on net and one blocked shot in Wednesday's 9-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal and an assist and was plus-2 in Monday's 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Mar 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Mar 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin recorded two assists and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 5-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots and had two PIM in Saturday's 6-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Mar 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin produced a power-play assist and two hits in Tuesday's 8-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Mar 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin recorded an assist, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Mar 11, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had four shots over 15:12 of ice time in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 5, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored twice on a team-high seven shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Feb 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin managed an assist, two hits and two shots on goal in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Feb 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Jan 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Jan 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin had two hits and was plus-1 over 12:48 of ice time in Friday's 8-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Oct 10, 2020 Colorado Avalanche | Re-signed RW Valeri Nichushkin to a two-year, $5 million contract.
Aug 19, 2019 Colorado Avalanche | Signed RW Valeri Nichushkin to a one-year, $850,000 contract.
Jun 29, 2019 Dallas Stars | Waived RW Valeri Nichushkin.
Jul 1, 2018 Dallas Stars | Signed RW Valeri Nichushkin to a two-year, $5.9 million contract.
Jun 22, 2018 Dallas Stars | Signed RW Valeri Nichushkin to a two-year contract.
Apr 2, 2015 Dallas Stars | Recalled RW Valeri Nichushkin from Texas (AHL).
Mar 27, 2015 Dallas Stars | Loaned RW Valeri Nichushkin to Texas (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Mar 24, 2015 Dallas Stars | Loaned RW Valeri Nichushkin to Texas (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Nov 3, 2014 Dallas Stars | Recalled RW Valeri Nichushkin from Texas (AHL).
Oct 30, 2014 Dallas Stars | Assigned RW Valeri Nichushkin to Texas (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Valeri Nichushkin
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche logo 20 8 10 18 6 0 288 55.60 51.20 1.00 55.10 1.00 0.21 1.25
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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 Urals U15 Districts Cup U15 5 5 4 9 4
2009-2010 Team Urals U16 Districts Cup U16 5 3 2 5 0
2011-2012 Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk MHL 38 4 6 10 6
2011-2012 Russia U18 |WJAC-19| WJAC-19 4 0 0 0 2
2011-2012 Russia U17 WHC-17 5 3 3 6 0
2011-2012 Russia U18 WJC-18 6 2 0 2 0
2012-2013 Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk MHL 9 4 4 8 0
2012-2013 Chelmet Chelyabinsk VHL 15 8 2 10 4
2012-2013 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 18 4 2 6 0 Playoffs 25 6 3 9 0
2012-2013 Russia U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 25
2012-2013 Russia U18 WJC-18 6 4 3 7 0
2012-2013 Russian Selects U20 Jr Super Series 5 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Dallas Stars NHL 79 14 20 34 8 1,042 61.73 51.56 2.06 51.18 0.79 0.63 1.61 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Russia OG 5 1 0 1 0
2013-2014 Russia (all) International 5 1 0 1 0
2014-2015 Dallas Stars NHL 8 0 1 1 2 99 42.86 53.52 -1.20 51.09 -0.63 0.00 0.61
2014-2015 Texas Stars AHL 5 0 4 4 12
2014-2015 Russia (all) International 2 0 2 2 2
2014-2015 Russia EHT 2 0 2 2 2
2015-2016 Dallas Stars NHL 79 9 20 29 12 1,005 54.55 51.99 -1.75 52.30 -0.72 0.48 1.61 Playoffs 10 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 CSKA Moskva KHL 36 11 13 24 9 Playoffs 9 1 4 5 0
2016-2017 Russia EHT 9 1 4 5 0
2016-2017 Russia WC 6 0 3 3 0
2016-2017 Russia (all) International 15 1 7 8 0
2017-2018 CSKA Moskva KHL 50 16 11 27 14 Playoffs 19 3 6 9 0
2017-2018 Russia EHT 5 2 0 2 2
2017-2018 Russia (all) International 4 1 0 1 2
2018-2019 Dallas Stars NHL 57 0 10 10 0 629 42.86 49.11 -2.45 48.64 1.12 0.00 0.86 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 65 13 14 27 14 754 71.40 57.00 7.40 55.90 5.30 0.88 1.83 Playoffs 15 2 1 3 0
2020-2021 Colorado Avalanche NHL 55 10 11 21 4 621 55.30 62.80 5.10 61.10 3.00 0.68 1.55 Playoffs 10 1 2 3 0
2021-2022 Colorado Avalanche NHL 62 25 27 52 14 868 60.90 57.10 7.00 58.40 7.30 1.04 2.49 Playoffs 20 9 6 15 0
2022-2023 Colorado Avalanche NHL 20 8 10 18 0 288 55.60 51.20 1.00 55.10 1.00 0.21 1.25
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Active Contract

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 11, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
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Contract History

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date October 10, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Standard Contract | 2 Years $5,000,000 3.07% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $2,500,000 $2,500,000
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AAV $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,200,000 $2,800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,200,000 $2,800,000
Minors Salary $2,200,000 $2,800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date August 19, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Standard Contract | 1 Years $850,000 1.04% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $850,000
RFA
AAV $850,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $850,000
Minors Salary $850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Contract Bought Out
Standard Contract | 2 Years $5,900,000 3.71% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $2,950,000 $2,950,000
RFA
AAV $2,950,000 $2,950,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,200,000 $2,700,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000 $500,000
Total Salary $2,700,000 $3,200,000
Minors Salary $2,700,000 $3,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year

Contract was bought out by Dallas Stars logo Dallas Stars prior to the 2019-2020 season.
% of remaining years was allocated to their cap according to the buyout calculator.