Bogdan Yakimov

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Bogdan Yakimov
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Yakimov at the 2014 Edmonton Oilers training camp
Born (1994-10-04) 4 October 1994 (age 23)
Nizhnekamsk, Russia
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 232 lb (105 kg; 16 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Edmonton Oilers
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL)
NHL Draft 83rd overall, 2013
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2012–present

Bogdan Petrovich Yakimov (born 4 October 1994) is a Russian professional ice hockey centre. He is currently playing with HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) he is on loan from the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League (NHL). Yakimov was selected 32nd overall by HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk in the 2011 KHL Junior Draft, and was also selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round (83rd overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Leading up to the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Yakimov was lauded as a top prospect[1] who was Ranked 11th in the NHL Central Scouting Bureau's Final 2013 International Skater Rankings.[2] whilst playing with Reaktor of the MHL, a junior affiliate, of HC Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik.

After his first season in the Kontinental Hockey League with Neftekhimik, Yakimov was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Edmonton Oilers on 5 August 2014.[3]

On July 28, 2016, Yakimov was loaned by the Oilers to return for a third stint with HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk of the KHL for the 2016–17 season.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 Reaktor MHL 46 15 10 25 10 2 2 1 3 0
2012–13 Reaktor MHL 11 6 7 13 2
2012–13 Dizel Penza VHL 21 3 6 9 12
2012–13 HC Izhstal VHL 16 5 8 13 4
2013–14 Reaktor MHL 5 4 2 6 0 2 0 1 1 0
2013–14 HC Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik KHL 33 7 5 12 2
2014–15 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 57 12 16 28 18
2014–15 Edmonton Oilers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Bakersfield Condors AHL 36 5 10 15 10
2015–16 HC Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik KHL 11 3 1 4 2 4 1 1 2 0
2016–17 HC Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik KHL 50 3 8 11 4
KHL totals 94 13 14 27 8 4 1 1 2 0
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Russia WJC18 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 1 1 2 2
2011 Russia IH18 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 0 0 0 0
2012 Russia WJC18 5th 6 3 4 7 0
2014 Russia WJC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 1 1 2 4
Junior totals 25 5 6 11 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yakimov not overshadowed in Russia". futureconsiderations.com. 2013-06-15. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Central Bureau scouting rankings". National Hockey League. 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Oilers agree to terms with Bogdan Yakimov". Edmonton Oilers. 2014-08-05. Retrieved 2014-08-05. 
  4. ^ Edmonton Oilers (2016-07-28). "Oilers loan Yakimov to KHL". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-07-28. 

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