“Nikita is a leader, has a great attitude, excellent work ethic and tons of talent.He has matured during the season and leads by example.He is an excellent skater who can change pace, even at top speed. Despite his size, he still plays aggressive, taking and giving hits.”
Under-20 Team Russia coach and two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Sergei Nemchinov
"He is a talented hockey player with a good technique and good speed, too. He definitely has an NHL upside because he can score, is a well-rounded player and is responsible in the defensive zone."
NHL GameCenter LIVE™ is now NHL.TV™.
Watch out-of-market games and replays with an all new redesigned media player, mobile and connected device apps.
Introducing the new official NHL App, available for iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets. A host of new features and improved functionality are available across all platforms, including a redesigned league-wide scoreboard, expanded news coverage, searchable video highlights, individual team experiences* and more. The new NHL App on your tablet also introduces new offerings such as 60fps video, Multitasking** and Picture-in-Picture.
*Available only for smartphones
** Available only for suported iPads