Edmonton Oilers

 
Nikita Nikitin
current status: On roster
Birth Date:June 16, 1986 (28 years old)
Place of Birth:Omsk, RUS
Shoots:L
Experience:4 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 2004 (5/136).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Columbus in 2014.
HOT
2 pts in last 2 GP
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 8 1 2 3 2 2 1 0 1 21:06 15 0.38
On Pace 82 10 21 31 21 21 10 0 10 21:06 154 0.38
Scouting Report
Assets: Has a nice combination of size and great mobility for the National Hockey League game. Moves the puck well and displays all-round acumen. Can fire the rubber disc. Relies on poise and good anticipation in the defensive zone.
Flaws: Seems willing but doesn't play much of a physical game, and could stand to be a little more aggressive overall for a player with his impressive size (6-3, 217 pounds). Also, he must be more consistent defensively.
Career Potential: Solid puck-moving defenseman with size.

THN on Twitter