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Video- Anyone See A Slewfoot, Nikita Zadorov On Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Longer video is below but the first video is more zoomed in.


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Nikita Zadorov Signs A Two-Year Extension With The Colorado Avalanche

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defenseman Nikita Zadorov to a two-year contract through the 2018-19 season.

Zadorov, 22, appeared in 56 games for the Avalanche during the 2016-17 season and led the team with 153 hits despite missing the final 25 contests due to an ankle injury.  The 6-foot-5, 230-pound defenseman finished the campaign with 10 points (0g/10a) and played in his 100th NHL game on Nov. 6 at St. Louis.

“Zadorov is a big, young, physical defenseman who was starting to emerge as one of our top D before his injury last season,” said Avalanche Executive Vice President / General Manager Joe Sakic.  “He’s an important part of our blue line and we expect him to log big minutes this year.  We are excited to have him under contract.”

Selected by Buffalo in the first round (16th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Zadorov was acquired by Colorado on June 26, 2015.  He has skated in 145 career NHL games with the Sabres and Avalanche, notching 28 points (4g/24a) and 140 penalty minutes. 

reports are $2.15M aav

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Nikita Zadorov Injured In Practice Today And Is Done For The Season

from Ryan Boulding of ColoradoAvalanche.com,

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov left Monday's practice after colliding with forward Mikko Rantanen during one of the on-ice exercises and is out for the remainder of the regular season with a fractured ankle, the team announced.

The incident occurred when Zadorov became entwined with Rantanen during a drill.

"He got tangled up with Mikko," head coach Jared Bednar said after practice. "He actually fell on top of Mikko, but his leg got trapped underneath Mikko and he fell awkwardly."

While Zadorov's status is a tough blow for the club, the Avalanche appears closer to getting two other players back in the mix.


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Video- Nikita Zadorov’s Huge Hit On Mark Scheifele

via Sportsnet's YouTube channel,

Colorado Avalanche defenceman Nikita Zadorov crushes Winnipeg Jets star Mark Scheifele with a huge hit sparking some fists of fury among some players.


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Video- Tom Wilson Hit On Nikita Zadorov

via Terry Frei of the Denver Post,

The Avalanche was down to five defensemen after Nikita Zadorov took a high hit from the Capitals' Tom Wilson to Varlamov's left and, with trainer Matt Sokolowski attending to him, stayed down for a minute or two. He then came to the bench and straight to the dressing room, and was done for the night. The Avalanche said he suffered a head injury.

Someone did yell heads up...


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The Buffalo Sabres Will Suspend Nikita Zadorov

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 26, 2015) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will suspend defenseman Nikita Zadorov, who missed today’s practice, for failure to report to the team on time following the NHL All-Star break. 

“We anticipate Nikita joining the team at some point during this week’s western road trip,” said Sabres General Manager Tim Murray

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Video- Afternoon Line- Nikita Zadorov


His remark starts around the :25 second mark.

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