Nikita Zadorov

#16 D / Colorado Avalanche / EXP: YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 230 lb Age: 24 College: None

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Inks deal with Colorado

    Nikita Zadorov signed a one-year, $3.2 million contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.This is the second contract Zadorov has signed with the Avalanche since being traded to the team back in 2013. He is coming off a 2019 season in which he posted 14 points in 70 games.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Handed qualifying offer

    Colorado has sent Nikita Zadorov a qualifying offer, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.Zadorov was one of the Colorado Avalanche's better stay-at-home defenders last season, picking up 14 points while posting a plus-19 rating in 70 games. The 6-foot-5 Russian will have a similar role in 2019-20, but he won't be worth a roster spot in most fantasy formats due to his lack of offensive upside.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Bull in a china shop

    Nikita Zadorov racked up 11 hits and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Sharks in Game 3.Zadorov hasn't put his name on the scoresheet in eight postseason games, but he has delivered 42 hits, 20 PIM and 16 blocked shots in that span. The Russian blueliner had only 14 points in 70 regular-season contests, so he can't be trusted for offense, but he is almost certain to provide physicality whenever he hops over the boards.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Sets physical tone

    Nikita Zadorov racked up six hits, three blocked shots and two PIM in Thursday's 4-0 loss to the Flames in Game 1 of their first-round series.Zadorov had 228 hits and 67 blocks to go with 14 points in 70 regular-season games. While he likely won't add much scoring from the third pairing, he should do just fine in the more physical statistics.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Breaks slump with assist

    Nikita Zadorov posted an assist and two shots in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Golden Knights.Zadorov had gone 10 games without a point before helping to set up Gabriel Bourque's game-winning tally. Zadorov has 12 points in 65 games this year, but also ranks 15th in the league with 207 hits. The physical defender likely doesn't appear on most fantasy radars.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Back in action

    Nikita Zadorov (upper body) will return to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Sabres,'s Rick Sadowski reports.Zadorov's return to health will bolster Colorado's depth at defense, but it will likely go unnoticed in most fantasy circles, as he's only notched 11 points in 56 games this campaign. The 23-year-old Russian is expected to skate with Patrik Nemeth on the Colorado Avalanche's bottom pairing against Buffalo.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Ruled out Thursday

    Nikita Zadorov suffered an upper-body injury that will keep him out of action versus the Stars on Thursday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.Zadorov -- who was hurt in Tuesday's matchup with Detroit -- has struggled to produce this season with just 11 points in 56 outings, though injuries have certainly been a factor. With the Russian unavailable, Mark Barberio or Ryan Graves figures to slot into the lineup in Dallas.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Posts seventh goal

    Nikita Zadorov scored a goal while posting five shots on net and five hits in a 4-3 loss to the Sharks on Friday.With this latest score, Zadorov tied his career high mark for goals, which he set last season. Unfortunately, he's not getting the assists he usually gets, but Zadorov does have seven goals and 11 points in 54 games. He's a physical specialist as well, with 172 hits and a plus-14 rating this season.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Leaves mark in win

    Nikita Zadorov assisted on the opening goal and closed the scoring with a tally of his own in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Predators.Zadorov snapped a nine-game point drought with the pair of points. He added four hits and two PIM, bringing his totals in those categories to 164 and 63, respectively. Zadorov has accumulated 29 hits over his last seven games to go with 11 blocked shots. It's still hard to trust him in fantasy with only 10 points to his name, but the hits can help in deeper formats.

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    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Throwing body around

    Nikita Zadorov has collected 23 hits in five games in February.The Russian defenseman is one-dimensional, but he is quite good at that one dimension. His season total stands at 135 hits, but with only eight points (five goals, three assists) in 44 games, he likely won't be worth attention in most formats.