Nikita Zadorov

Nikita Zadorov
LHD, London Knights (OHL)
6’5” | 228 lbs.
2013 (1st round, 16th overall)

- massive, hard hitting rearguard
- long powerful stride, capable puck mover
- sets up for heavy slap shot on power play
- much improved skating and pivoting
- potential top pair NHL defender

Highlights:
  • 2014 WJC Tournament All-Star
  • led all D with four goals in seven games at 2014 WJC
  • 2013-14 OHL Second Team All-Star
  • finalist for the 2013-14 Max Kaminsky Award (OHL Most Outstanding Defenseman)
  • scored first NHL goal Oct. 23, 2013 vs Chad Johnson (BOS)
  • played at 2013 and 2014 Memorial Cup with the London Knights
  • 2012-13 OHL First All-Rookie Team

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