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Nikita Zaitsev | #22

D | 6' 2" | 195 lb | Age: 26 | Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs
2017-2018 Regular Season
GP G A P +/-
45 4 6 10 15
Career
GP G A P +/-
127 8 38 46 -7
  • 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 45 4 6 10 15 29 0 0 0 0 1 0 44 9.1
NHL Career 127 8 38 46 -7 67 1 12 0 1 1 0 150 5.3
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
2017-2018 45 4 6 10 15 29 0 0 0 0 1 0 44 9.1
NHL Career 127 8 38 46 -7 67 1 12 0 1 1 0 150 5.3
Last 5 games
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
FLA FEB 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 29 22:59
DET FEB 18 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 29 21:50
PIT FEB 17 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 29 20:11
CBJ FEB 14 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 27 23:44
TBL FEB 12 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 27 25:16
Opponent Date G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG S Shifts TOI
FLA FEB 20 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 29 22:59
DET FEB 18 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 29 21:50
PIT FEB 17 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 29 20:11
CBJ FEB 14 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 27 23:44
TBL FEB 12 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 27 25:16

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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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