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16 Nikita Zadorov D

Colorado Avalanche

Fantasy Stats
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Latest News
  • Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Taken off injured reserve

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/27/17) Zadorov (ankle) is no longer listed on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.

    While this move could just be a formality, it's worth noting that Zadorov will become a restricted free agent this offseason and, per Adrian Dater of BSN Denver, is toying with the idea of signing with a KHL team in his native Russia. All that aside, the severity of the 22-year-old's injury is still something of a mystery so even if he does return to the NHL, there's no guarantee he'll be healthy by the time training camp opens in the fall.

    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Done for season

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/20/17) Zadorov (leg) was shut down for the remainder of the season Monday due to injury.

    Well, that didn't take long, as the former Sabre left practice Monday morning after getting awkwardly wrapped up with teammate Mikko Rantanen. It's an unfortunately turn of events for Zadorov, but it's not likely to impact many in fantasy circles as most owners jumped ship awhile ago based on his dreadful minus-20 rating and the fact he only accumulated 10 points -- all assists -- in 56 games this year. That said, the 21-year-old's 153 hits are a new career high and could be missed in deeper formats that reward physicality.

    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Injured at practice

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/20/17) Zadorov suffered a leg injury during Monday's practice.

    The defenseman left the ice and immediately headed to the trainer's room after getting tangled up with fellow youngster Mikko Rantanen. When speaking to the media Monday, head coach Jared Bednar didn't have any additional information regarding the injury, but expect an update to be given ahead of Tuesday's tilt with Los Angeles.

    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Assists twice in loss

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/24/17) Zadorov assisted on both goals in a 5-2 loss Tuesday to the visiting Sharks.

    The 21-year-old had just a single assist in 16 games prior to this one, so it was nice to see him make an impact on the scoresheet despite the outcome. The 2013 first-rounded has an ugly minus-17 rating and only eight points in 44 games, making him expendable for fantasy purposes in the vast majority of formats.

    Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov: Chips in assist against Canucks

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (1/3/17) Zadorov collected a power-play assist during Monday's loss to Vancouver.

    While it was just the sixth point -- all helpers -- of the year for Zadorov, he's started seeing more ice time and power-play looks of late. Over his past four games, the 21-year-old defenseman has averaged 21:39 of ice with 2:53 on the man advantage. Until the offensive numbers begin adding up, the extended role hardly makes a fantasy ripple, though. Zadorov is nothing more than a player to watch in deep keeper/dynasty settings.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2013-14Buffalo7101-4000000
2014-15Buffalo6031215-10201010
2015-16Colorado22022-5000000
2016-17Colorado5601010-20000000
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MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2013-14Buffalo425.0120:121421:176:554002
2014-15Buffalo525.81062:27135084:0223:55511118
2015-16Colorado180.0372:314699:3618:4712006
2016-17Colorado610.01066:00143235:40119:46733029
1353.02621:103393130:35169:231404155
 
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/230
Birthdate:
4/15/1995
Age:
22
Hometown:
Moscow, Russia
Team:
Colorado Avalanche
School:

NHL Experience:
4