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Nikita Zaitsev | #22

D | 6' 2" | 190 lb | Age: 26 | Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
2017-2018 Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
7 0 2 2 -3
Career Playoffs
GP G A P +/-
11 0 2 2 -7
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
60 5 8 13 8
Career
GP G A P +/-
142 9 40 49 -14
  • Nikita Zaitsev
  • Born: October 29, 1991
  • Birthplace: Moscow, RUS
  • Shoots: Right
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Career Playoffs 11 0 2 2 -7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2017-2018 60 5 8 13 8 31 0 0 0 0 1 0 54 9.3
NHL Career 142 9 40 49 -14 69 1 12 0 1 1 0 160 5.6
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Career Playoffs 11 0 2 2 -7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2017-2018 60 5 8 13 8 31 0 0 0 0 1 0 54 9.3
NHL Career 142 9 40 49 -14 69 1 12 0 1 1 0 160 5.6
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
BOS APR 25 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 1 27 19:52
BOS APR 23 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 30 21:16
BOS APR 21 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 31 22:10
BOS APR 19 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 28 21:07
BOS APR 16 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 30 22:47
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
BOS APR 25 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 1 27 19:52
BOS APR 23 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 30 21:16
BOS APR 21 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 31 22:10
BOS APR 19 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 28 21:07
BOS APR 16 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 30 22:47

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It's safe to say Zaitsev is one of those Russian gems the NHL is sometimes slow to discover.

The 6-foot-2, 196-pound free agent defenseman signed a one-year, entry-level contract on May 2, 2016, with the Toronto Maple Leafs, who won a recruiting battle with a handful of other NHL teams. Early indications were that Zaitsev could be a steal.

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