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Nikita Zadorov

Nikita Zadorov  #51

Buffalo Sabres  Defenseman
NUMBER: 51 BIRTHDATE: April 16, 1995  (AGE 19)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: BUF / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (16th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Had three hits and was a plus-1 vs. DET (11/2) Skated a 20:11 of ice time and had two hits vs. PIT (11/8) Earned his first career fighting major at STL (11/11) Notched an assist and was a plus-3 in a team-leading 25:17 of ice time at MIN (11/13) Logged a career-high 25:52 TOI vs. WPG (11/26) Finished with a plus-2 rating in 16:56 of ice time vs. CGY (12/11) Recorded his first career multi-point night with a goal and an assist vs. FLA (12/13). His game-winning goal in overtime was the first of his career and made him the youngest defenseman in Sabres history to score an overtime game-winner (19 years, 242 days)
Quote of the Day

It's time we got a break. People that have watched us, I'm sure they said, 'Finally, some things are going our way.' We'll take the breaks when they go our way.

— Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien after a 3-2 overtime win against the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series