HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk

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Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Нефтехимик Нижнекамск
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Logo.svg
Full name Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 1968-present
Nickname(s) "Petrochemists"
Founded 1968
Based in Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan, Russia
Arena SCC Arena
(capacity: 5,500)
League

KHL 2008-present

Division Kharlamov
Conference Eastern
Team colors               
Owner(s) Russia NKNH
GM Russia Rafik Yakubov
Head coach Russia Vladimir Krikunov
Captain Slovakia Martin Cibak
Affiliates Izhstal Izhevsk (VHL)
Reaktor (MHL)
Website www.hcneftekhimik.ru

HC Neftekhimik (Russian: Нефтехимик Нижнекамск, English: Nizhnekamsk Petrochemist) is a professional ice hockey team based in Nizhnekamsk, in the Republic of Tatarstan, a federal subject of the Russian Federation. They are members of the Kharlamov Division in the Kontinental Hockey League.

History[edit]

Neftekhimik was founded October 23, 1968 by workers of the Nizhnekamsk Petrochemical plant to represent Nizhnekamsk in the Tatar ASSR ice hockey championship. After winning champion title in regional competitions the team was promoted to the national level. It reached the top division of Russian hockey in 1995.

Honors[edit]

Champions[edit]

1st Vysshaya Liga Championship (1): 1995
1st Tampere Cup (1): 2002

Season-by-season KHL record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; Pts = Points; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; P = Playoff

Season GP W L OTL Pts GF GA Finish Top Scorer Playoffs
2008–09 56 22 24 2 79 146 140 4th, Chernyshev Konstantin Makarov (36 points: 16 G, 20 A; 44 GP) Lost in preliminary round, 3-1 (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl)
2009–10 56 27 21 0 93 176 166 3rd, Kharlamov Niklas Persson (38 points: 13 G, 25 A; 55 GP) Lost in Conference Semifinals, 4-2 (Salavat Yulaev Ufa)
2010–11 54 22 26 2 75 159 162 4th, Kharlamov Sergei Konkov (39 points: 18 G, 21 A; 53 GP) Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 4-3 (Avangard Omsk)
2011–12 54 20 25 1 74 142 165 5th, Kharlamov Maxim Pestushko (39 points: 24 G, 15 A; 51 GP) Did not qualify
2012–13 52 17 19 2 77 144 150 4th, Kharlamov Renat Mamashev (42 points: 10 G, 32 A; 52 GP) Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 4-0 (Ak Bars Kazan)

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Updated July 27, 2015.[1][2]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
Russia Ageyev, EduardEduard Ageyev F L 21 2015 Perm, Russia
5 Russia Berezin, MaximMaxim Berezin D L 24 2010 Izhevsk, Russian SFSR
22 Russia Bryntsev, AlexanderAlexander Bryntsev D L 24 2015 Seversk, Russia
38 Russia Grigorenko, EvgenyEvgeny Grigorenko RW L 23 2008 Magnitogorsk, Russia
Russia Katichev, EvgenyEvgeny Katichev D L 28 2015 Chelyabinsk, Russia
United States Kennedy, TimTim Kennedy LW L 29 2015 Buffalo, NY, USA
Russia Kitarov, AlexanderAlexander Kitarov F L 28 2015 Novopolotsk,Belarusian SSR, USSR
31 Finland Kolppanen, VilleVille Kolppanen G R 22 2014 Vaasa, Finland
17 Russia Kulikov, PavelPavel Kulikov C L 23 2009 Nizhnekamsk, Russia
Russia Kuzmin, DenisDenis Kuzmin D L 26 2015 Nizhnekamsk, Russian SFSR
Russia Lapenkov, EvgenyEvgeny Lapenkov F L 31 2015 Moscow, Russian SFSR
Russia Lyamin, KirillKirill Lyamin D L 29 2015 Moscow, Russian SFSR
70 Russia Milovzorov, EgorEgor Milovzorov (A) F L 27 2011 Novosibirsk, Russian SFSR
Russia Ogurtsov, DmitriDmitri Ogurtsov D L 21 2015 Moscow, Russia
71 Russia Polygalov, IgorIgor Polygalov (A) C L 28 2008 Perm, Russian SFSR
63 Latvia Pujacs, GeorgijsGeorgijs Pujacs D L 34 2015 Riga, Soviet Union
57 Russia Ryasensky, EvgenyEvgeny Ryasensky D L 28 2015 Tver, Russia
39 Russia Rybin, MaximMaxim Rybin (C) LW R 34 2013 Zhukovsky, Russian SFSR
4 Russia Sergeev, AndreiAndrei Sergeev D R 24 2013 Simferopol , Ukrainian SSR
42 United States Sexton, DanDan Sexton RW R 31 2015 Apple Valley, MN, USA
36 Russia Shiksatdarov, IldarIldar Shiksatdarov RW L 21 2015 Moscow, Russia
60 Russia Sudnitsin, AlexanderAlexander Sudnitsin G L 27 2013 Krasnoyarsk, Russian SFSR
Belarus Stas, AndreiAndrei Stas C L 26 2015 Minsk, Belorussian SSR
United States Taffe, JeffJeff Taffe C/LW L 34 2015 Hastings, Minnesota, USA
77 Russia Yevseyenkov, AlexanderAlexander Yevseyenkov D L 29 2013 Malakhovka, Russian SFSR
42 Russia Zdunov, PavelPavel Zdunov F L 24 2009 Kremenki, Russian SFSR
35 Russia Zhukov, MikhailMikhail Zhukov C L 30 2015 Leningrad, Russian SFSR,


NHL alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neftekhimik Players" (in Russian). www.hcneftekhimik.ru. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 
  2. ^ "Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk team roster". www.khl.ru. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 

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