Shipachyov in 2014
12 March 1987|
Cherepovets, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
SKA Saint Petersburg
Vegas Golden Knights
Vadim Alexandrovich Shipachyov (Russian: Вадим Александрович Шипачёв; born 12 March 1987) is a Russian professional ice hockey forward for Dynamo Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He has previously played with Severstal Cherepovets and SKA Saint Petersburg of the KHL and the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL).
On 4 May 2017, he signed with the Vegas Golden Knights making him the second person in history to be signed by the Golden Knights. On 15 October, he made his debut for the Golden Knights against the Boston Bruins and scored his first NHL goal on Bruins' goaltender Tuukka Rask. On 29 October, he was suspended by the Golden Knights for failing to report to their AHL affiliate. The following day, it was announced that he had decided to return to Russia, and that his contract would be terminated as soon as he had cleared unconditional waivers. On 9 November, the Golden Knights announced that their contract with Shipachyov was terminated, and that he was able to return to play in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
On 11 November, Shipachyov signed with SKA Saint Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for the remainder of the 2017–18 KHL season. In 22 regular season games, Shipachyov tallied 25 points, helping SKA finish top of the league. In the post-season, he was unable to help SKA repeat as champions, losing in the conference finals against CSKA Moscow contributing 11 points in 14 games.
Shipachyov has played for the Russian national team in the World Championships and World Cup of Hockey. He was the top scorer of the 2016 IIHF World Championship in which Russia won the bronze medal. He won a gold medal as a member of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Regular season and playoffs
|2006–07||HC Belgorod||RUS 2||8||2||5||7||2||7||2||2||4||4|
|2007–08||HC Belgorod||RUS 2||34||8||30||38||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||SKA Saint Petersburg||KHL||52||12||20||32||10||10||1||0||1||2|
|2014–15||SKA Saint Petersburg||KHL||49||12||42||54||20||22||6||15||21||2|
|2015–16||SKA Saint Petersburg||KHL||54||17||43||60||63||15||7||9||16||12|
|2016–17||SKA Saint Petersburg||KHL||50||26||50||76||22||17||4||16||20||8|
|2017–18||Vegas Golden Knights||NHL||3||1||0||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||SKA Saint Petersburg||KHL||22||9||16||25||8||14||4||7||11||4|
Olympic Athletes from Russia
|2015 Czech Republic|
Awards and honors
|All-Star Game||2012, 2015, 2016|
|Gagarin Cup||2015, 2017|||
|WC All-Star Team||2016|
- "Vadim Shipachyov player profile". Kontinental Hockey League. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2013.
- "Cherepovets Severstal's 2010–11 Roster". hockeydb.com. 10 October 2010. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
- "Golden Knights sign Vadim Shipachyov to two-year contract". NHL.com. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
- "Shipachyov suspended by Golden Knights for leaving AHL affiliate - Sportsnet.ca". Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
- "Golden Knights forward Shipachyov decides to go back to Russia - Sportsnet.ca". Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
- "Golden Knights, Vadim Shipachyov Reach Mutual Agreement". NHL.com. 9 November 2017. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
- Lawless, Gary (9 November 2017). "Ship Sailing Back To Russia". NHL.com. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
- "SKA have signed a contract with Vadim Shipachyov". www.ska.ru. 11 November 2017. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
- "Vadim Shipachyov agrees to terms with Dynamo Moscow" (in Russian). Dynamo Moscow. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
- "Metallurg Magnitogorsk 3 SKA St. Petersburg 5". Kontinental Hockey League. 16 April 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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